verb (used with object), mis·placed, mis·plac·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misplacemis·place·ment, noun
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The best arguments for using Excelsior Pass are that you’re less likely to accidentally misplace an important record on a little piece of paper — and you’re more likely to move quickly through line.We tested the first state ‘vaccine passport.’ Here’s what worked — and didn’t.|Geoffrey Fowler|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
His mummified corpse was found by hikers in the 1990s, but his stomach was mysteriously misplaced until a couple of years ago—and it turns out he definitely didn’t die hungry.Your favorite brunch foods are thousands of years old|PopSci Staff|March 3, 2021|Popular Science
Even if our pandemic-related guilt may be misplaced, Stoddard says we can still use the feeling for its positive function and make amends.How to cope with parent guilt, during the pandemic and beyond|Emily Edlynn|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
She does not misplace her embellishments with the error of some human artists.Insect Architecture|James Rennie
I was so afraid I'd forget and flop down on them, or misplace something, that I came in here to read awhile.The Little Colonel: Maid of Honor|Annie Fellows Johnston
From ignorance we may misplace animals, and include them under the wrong division.
She thought it cleverer to withhold trust from everybody, lest she misplace it in somebody.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
But if we blew it up now, Slade will put the blame on us—— Tell you what—I'll just misplace the key.Bloom of Cactus|Robert Ames Bennet