from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To read inaccurately.
- transitive verb To misinterpret or misunderstand.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To read wrongly; misconstrue; misinterpret; mistake the sense or significance of.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To read amiss; to misunderstand in reading.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To
read wrongly, normally by accident; misconstrue; misinterpret; mistakethe sense or significance of.
- noun An instance of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb read or interpret wrongly
- verb interpret wrongly
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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.
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."
Obama: ... we didn't "misread" the economy, we just had "incomplete information ..."
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.
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 ...