misrepresent verb definition in Dishonest topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Dishonest topic
to give information about somebody/something that is not true or complete so that other people have the wrong impression about them/it misrepresent somebody/something He felt that the book misrepresented his opinions. Think carefully about what you say: your views could be easily misrepresented by the press. misrepresent somebody/something as something In the article she was misrepresented as an uncaring mother. misrepresent what, how, etc… The report misrepresented what the group believes.