[ mis-noh ]
/ mɪsˈnoʊ /

verb (used with object), mis·knew, mis·known, mis·know·ing.

to fail to understand or recognize; misunderstand: to misknow the problem.

Nearby words

  1. misjoinder,
  2. misjudge,
  3. misjudgement,
  4. misjudgment,
  5. miskito,
  6. misknowledge,
  7. miskolc,
  8. mislabel,
  9. mislay,
  10. mislead

Origin of misknow

First recorded in 1250–1300, misknow is from the Middle English word misknowen. See mis-1, know1

Related formsmis·knowl·edge [mis-nol-ij] /mɪsˈnɒl ɪdʒ/, noun

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