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Verb: misunderstand (misunderstood)  mis,ún-du(r)'stand
  1. Interpret in the wrong way
    "She misunderstood my remarks";
    - misconstrue, misinterpret, misconceive, misapprehend, be amiss

Derived forms: misunderstands, misunderstanding, misunderstood

Type of: construe, interpret, see

Encyclopedia: Misunderstand