verb (used with object), mis·stat·ed, mis·stat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misstatemis·state·ment, nounmis·stat·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for misstate
A previous version of this report misstated the last name of Arlington Schools Superintendent Francisco Durán.As D.C. schools work to reopen, other systems in region rethink plans for second semester|Perry Stein|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
It also misstated the regulatory change sought by Bates’ private seawall bill.San Diego Scientist Gets Closer to Understanding Why the Coast Collapses|MacKenzie Elmer|December 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Wednesday’s North County Report misstated the Oceanside planning commission’s most recent stance on North River Farms.Morning Report: City Continues to Grapple With COVID Exposure|Voice of San Diego|October 2, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The debate was, in fact, the fourth time he misstated what happened.Kayleigh McEnany’s first post-debate briefing goes off the rails|Aaron Blake|October 1, 2020|Washington Post
The SEC has previously fined and helped prosecute government officials who purposefully misstated financial information related to bond transactions.Audit Finds Sweetwater Officials Deliberately Manipulated Finances|Will Huntsberry|June 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
CORRECTION: Because of an editing error, this article contained a misstatement about grants of citizenship versus living permits.Formulating an Alternative to the ‘Jewish State Law’|Raphael Magarik|August 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
How that squared with his original misstatement was never clear.
Dan'l smiled in a way that admitted his misstatement; he shook his head.The Sea Bride|Ben Ames Williams
In order that there may be no misstatement of our amiable critic's position, it will be best to quote his own words.Socialism|John Spargo
It is easy for a politician detected in a misstatement to take refuge in evasive rhetorical hyperbole.Theodore Roosevelt|Theodore Roosevelt
They are the phenomena of mortal mind, and matter and mortal mind are one; and this one is a misstatement of Mind, God.Unity of Good|Mary Baker Eddy
Misstatement has caused an immense deal of bloodshed and bitterness among Christians.