Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To interpret incorrectly; misunderstand.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To conceive erroneously; form a wrong conception of; misunderstand; misapprehend; misjudge.
  • Synonyms To misunderstand, misapprehend, mistake.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • verb To conceive wrongly; to interpret incorrectly; to receive a false notion of; to misunderstand; to misjudge; to misapprehend.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb to misunderstand

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

  • verb interpret in the wrong way

Etymologies

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mis- +‎ conceive

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