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Definition 1: interpret in the wrong way - [verb of cognition]

Samples where be amiss or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism
  • She misconstrued my remarks

Synonyms for be amiss in the sense of this definition

(be amiss is a kind of ...) make sense of; assign a meaning to

"What message do you see in this letter?" "How do you interpret his behavior?"

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