- to misunderstand.
Origin of misapprehend
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Examples from the Web for misapprehend
Doubtless he had seen too many drunken sailors to misapprehend their condition.Up The Baltic
We should hope that no one can be dull enough to misapprehend their import.
Nor was it possible to misapprehend the meaning of what they beheld.The Prince of India, Volume II
But it is also to misapprehend the real value of spirit as compared with matter.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Genesis
They do not read them in a true light; they misapprehend them, both for good and evil.Shirley
- (tr) to misunderstand
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Word Origin and History for misapprehend
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