misstate

[ mis-steyt ]
/ mɪsˈsteɪt /

verb (used with object), mis·stat·ed, mis·stat·ing.

to state wrongly or misleadingly; make a wrong statement about.

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Origin of misstate

First recorded in 1640–50; mis-1 + state

OTHER WORDS FROM misstate

mis·state·ment, nounmis·stat·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for misstatement

misstate
/ (ˌmɪsˈsteɪt) /

verb

(tr) to state incorrectly

Derived forms of misstate

misstatement, noun
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