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Definitions and Synonyms of misinterpret | Another word for misinterpret | What is misinterpret?

Definition 1: interpret wrongly - [verb of cognition]

Samples where misinterpret or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I misread Hamlet all my life!

Synonyms for misinterpret in the sense of this definition

(misinterpret is a kind of ...) interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression

"I read this address as a satire" "How should I take this message?"

Definition 2: interpret in the wrong way - [verb of cognition]

Samples where misinterpret or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for misinterpret in the sense of this definition

(misinterpret 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?"

Definition 3: interpret falsely - [verb of communication]

(misinterpret is a kind of ...) give an interpretation or explanation to

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