verb (used with object), mis·stat·ed, mis·stat·ing.
Origin of misstate
Examples from the Web for misstate
In doing which, he begged to be corrected if he should misstate any thing.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
They argue, wheedle, misstate, and finally convince the legislator that the measure is absurd.
Don Christopher can have no motive to misstate, even were he capable of the meanness.Mercedes of Castile|J. Fenimore Cooper
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 am confident that her sister Esther will not misstate them.Wheat and Huckleberries|Charlotte Marion (White) Vaile