verb (used with or without object), mis·read [mis-red] /mɪsˈrɛd/, mis·read·ing [mis-ree-ding] /mɪsˈri dɪŋ/.
Examples from the Web for misread
The person who had phoned the Halls had, quite simply, misread the results.
A technician made a simple, life-changing mistake and misread the test tubes.
Nor is the stubborn, shrewd prime minsiter known to capitulate easily, or to misread public sentiment.
Of course, the dividend payers in 2010 misread the situation in Washington.Fiscal Cliff Fears Drive Huge Spike in Dividend Payouts|Matthew Zeitlin|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Suddenly seeing things through their eyes allows us to understand how we misread others.
Philip did not say anything, but Susan did not misread the look in his tired eyes.Saturday's Child|Kathleen Norris
This was obviously ironical, but it was irony that might easily be misread.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. III of IV|Charles L. Graves
Those who attempt to explain his early concern with the West as purely altruistic must misread his numerous letters and diaries.The Paths of Inland Commerce|Archer B. Hulbert
He misread words and letters of the MS., although he had two transcripts.The Translations of Beowulf|Chauncey Brewster Tinker
I wonder if you misread him so utterly as to believe that he thought himself something of a prize?Tommy and Grizel|J.M. Barrie