misunderstand definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to know incorrectly; misinterpret.
    • To misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in an incorrect sense.
  • verb:
    • to comprehend incorrectly, while thinking to own grasped precisely.
    • interpret within the wrong-way
  • others:
    • to comprehend amiss; connect a false meaning to; take in a wrong sense; misconceive; understand or reveal to a person's self erroneously.
    • To fail to comprehend (people with regards to their terms or activities): as, we misunderstood you.

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