misreport

[ mis-ri-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˌmɪs rɪˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt /

verb (used with object)

to report incorrectly or falsely.

noun

an incorrect or false report.

Origin of misreport

1375–1425; late Middle English misreport(e) (noun), misreporten (v.); see mis-1, report
Related formsmis·re·port·er, noun
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misreport

/ (ˌmɪsrɪˈpɔːt) /

verb

(tr) to report falsely or inaccurately

noun

an inaccurate or false report
Derived Formsmisreporter, noun
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Word Origin and History for misreport

misreport


v.

c.1400, from mis- (1) + report (v.). Related: Misreported; misreporting.

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