verb (used with object), mis·al·lo·cat·ed, mis·al·lo·cat·ing.

to allocate mistakenly or improperly: to misallocate resources.

Nearby words

  1. misadventure,
  2. misadvise,
  3. misaligned,
  4. misalignment,
  5. misalliance,
  6. misally,
  7. misandry,
  8. misanthrope,
  9. misanthropic,
  10. misanthropist

Origin of misallocate

Related formsmis·al·lo·ca·tion, noun

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