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misread

[ mis-reed ]
/ mɪsˈrid /
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verb (used with or without object), mis·read [mis-red], /mɪsˈrɛd/, mis·read·ing [mis-ree-ding]. /mɪsˈri dɪŋ/.
to read wrongly.
to misunderstand or misinterpret.
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Origin of misread

First recorded in 1800–10; mis-1 + read1

OTHER WORDS FROM misread

mis·read·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for misread

misread
/ (ˌmɪsˈriːd) /

verb -reads, -reading or -read (-ˈrɛd) (tr)
to read incorrectly
to misinterpret
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