verb (used with object), mis·stat·ed, mis·stat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misstatemis·state·ment, nounmis·stat·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for misstate
Tuesday’s story on San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten misstated when San Diego Unified’s 12 indicators of a quality school were developed.Morning Report: Labor Looms Large in 79th District Race|Voice of San Diego|February 18, 2021|Voice of San Diego
The original version of this story misstated CGIAR’s new name.Agnes Kalibata, the UN's Food Systems Chief, on How Science Can Transform Farming to Help Save the Planet|Aryn Baker|January 28, 2021|Time
The original version of this story misstated the name of an organization that Alberta King was involved with.Alberta King, Martin Luther King Jr.'s Mother, Made Her Own Contributions to Civil Rights|Anna Malaika Tubbs|January 15, 2021|Time
The original version of this story misstated Friedrich Merz’s political position.Angela Merkel's CDU Party Is Choosing a New Leader. Whoever Wins Might Become Germany's Next Chancellor|Madeline Roache|January 14, 2021|Time
The original version of this story misstated the name of Mars’ digital trick-or-treating experience.Mars CEO Grant Reid Wants Candy to Lift One Million People Out of Poverty. Here’s His Plan to Make It Happen|Eben Shapiro|October 18, 2020|Time
I am confident that her sister Esther will not misstate them.Wheat and Huckleberries|Charlotte Marion (White) Vaile
To misstate such business troubles is skating on the thin ice of libel, and newspapers are careful.The Girl from Sunset Ranch|Amy Bell Marlowe
I don't want to misstate anything, and I don't want to exaggerate anything, but will tell you the plain facts.Cowboy Life on the Sidetrack|Frank Benton
She would not only misunderstand, but she would misstate with premeditation and malice.Missy|Miriam Coles Harris
You cannot think my wife or I would misstate what happened, can you?The Come Back|Carolyn Wells