Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To turn or divert improperly; to misdirect.
  • v. To derive erroneously.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To turn or divert improperly; to misdirect.
  • transitive v. To derive erroneously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To divert from the proper course; mislead; misdirect.
  • To err in deriving: as, to misderive a word.

Etymologies

mis- +‎ derive (Wiktionary)

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