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Definition of misread verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they misread
    he / she / it misreads
    past simple misread
    -ing form misreading
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  1. 1to understand someone or something wrongly synonym misinterpret misread something I'm afraid I completely misread the situation. misread something as something His confidence was misread as arrogance.
  2. 2misread something (as something) to read something wrongly I misread the 1 as a 7. You must have misread the address.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: misread