- to report incorrectly or falsely.
- an incorrect or false report.
Origin of misreport
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Related Words for misreportoverdo, magnify, emphasize, inflate, misrepresent, heighten, amplify, overestimate, overemphasize, misinterpret, confuse, exaggerate, overstate, skew, misstate, distort, disguise, falsify, fabricate, overdraw
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Historical Examples of misreport
Now this must be surely a misreport, as nothing could be more grossly incorrect than such a statement.Leading Articles on Various Subjects
- (tr) to report falsely or inaccurately
- an inaccurate or false report
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Word Origin and History for misreport
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