[ mis-loh-keyt, mis-loh-keyt ]

verb (used with object),mis·lo·cat·ed, mis·lo·cat·ing.
  1. to misplace.

  2. to specify a wrong location for: to mislocate the source of the Nile.

Origin of mislocate

First recorded in 1810–20; mis-1 + locate

Other words from mislocate

  • mis·lo·ca·tion, noun

Words Nearby mislocate

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