misstate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To state wrongly or falsely.
    • To state incorrectly.
  • verb:
    • In order to make a statement this is certainly in error, to state incorrectly, have a slip of tongue. Implies an unintentional mistake in speaking versus an intentional lie.
    • condition one thing incorrectly
  • others:
    • to mention wrongly; make an erroneous representation of: as, to misstate a concern in discussion.

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