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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To state wrongly or falsely.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make a statement that is in error, to say incorrectly, have a slip of the tongue. Implies an unintentional error in speaking rather than an intentional lie.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To state wrongly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To state wrongly; make an erroneous representation of: as, to misstate a question in debate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. state something incorrectly

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