Definition of misconceive verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

misconceive

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːv//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they misconceive
BrE BrE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːv//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːv//
 
he / she / it misconceives
BrE BrE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːvz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːvz//
 
past simple misconceived
BrE BrE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːvd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːvd//
 
past participle misconceived
BrE BrE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːvd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːvd//
 
-ing form misconceiving
BrE BrE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːvɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪskənˈsiːvɪŋ//
 
 
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misconceive something (formal) to understand something in the wrong way synonym misunderstand
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: misconceive