verb (used with object), mis·placed, mis·plac·ing.
Related formsmis·place·ment, noun
Examples from the Web for misplace
Others use all the points, but misplace them in a most ludicrous manner.The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness|Cecil B. Hartley
I could not tell how to speak my words for fear I should misplace them.'Bunyan|James Anthony Froude
She thought it cleverer to withhold trust from everybody, lest she misplace it in somebody.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
Should the tenant lose or misplace the key it is up to them to replace same.The Book of Business Etiquette|Nella Henney
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