from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To read inaccurately.
- transitive v. To misinterpret or misunderstand: misread our friendly concern as prying.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To read wrongly, normally by accident; misconstrue; misinterpret; mistake the sense or significance of.
- n. An instance of reading wrongly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To read amiss; to misunderstand in reading.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To read wrongly; misconstrue; misinterpret; mistake the sense or significance of.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. read or interpret wrongly
- v. interpret wrongly
I hope for you to have some good laughs out of your summary statements when you see how they didn't know what your field's terminology meant, or talk in detail about the project you proposed that will never work (which was actually your grad project that they misread from the biography section of the proposal, thinking it was your research plan, and on which you already have 4 papers published)
Yet now, with about a half million jobs lost every single month, they've started to admit that they simply 'misread' the economy.
Obama: ... we didn't "misread" the economy, we just had "incomplete information ..."
He recently stated that they (the Urkel administration) 'misread' the economy.
The Ohio Republican told reporters that Vice President Joe Biden's weekend comments that the administration had "misread" the extent of the economic crisis were "the greatest fabrication I've seen since I've been in Congress."
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration "misread" the depth of the economic troubles it inherited and still expects more new jobs in the long term as ... var news_amount = 5;
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration "misread" the depth of the economic troubles it inherited and still expects more new jobs in the long term as ...
CHETRY: So he said -- he used the term "misread" twice.
BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: I would actually, rather than say "misread," we had incomplete information.
Mr. Biden has admitted that the administration "misread" the economy.