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Definition of mislay verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    mislay somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mislay
    he / she / it mislays
    past simple mislaid
    -ing form mislaying
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  1. 1to put something somewhere and then be unable to find it again, especially for only a short time synonym lose
  2. 2 I seem to have mislaid my keys. Our luggage was temporarily mislaid.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: mislay