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misread

Verb

1 read or interpret wrongly; "He misread the data"
2 interpret wrongly; "I misread Hamlet all my life!" [syn: misinterpret]

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English

Pronunciation

  • /'mɪsɻid/
Past tense and past participle:
  • /'mɪsɻεd/

Verb

  1. To read wrongly, normally by accident.

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Extensive Definition

Misread can also mean to misunderstand something because it was read in the wrong way.
Misread is the second song from the album Riot on an Empty Street, by Kings of Convenience. It was released as a single October 26, 2004.

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