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Definition 1: interpret wrongly - [verb of cognition]

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

  • I misread Hamlet all my life!

Synonyms for misread in the sense of this definition

(misread 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: read or interpret wrongly - [verb of cognition]

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

  • He misread the data

(misread is a kind of ...) obtain data from magnetic tapes or other digital sources

"This dictionary can be read by the computer"

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