misapprehend

[ mis-ap-ri-hend ]
/ ˌmɪs æp rɪˈhɛnd /

verb (used with object)

to misunderstand.

Origin of misapprehend

First recorded in 1645–55; mis-1 + apprehend

Related forms

mis·ap·pre·hend·ing·ly, adverb
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misapprehend

/ (ˌmɪsæprɪˈhɛnd) /

verb

(tr) to misunderstand

Derived Forms

misapprehensive, adjectivemisapprehensively, adverbmisapprehensiveness, noun
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