misread - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/mɪsˈriːd/
present tense
I/you/we/theymisread
he/she/itmisreads
present participlemisreading
past tensemisread
past participlemisread
  1. to read something wrongly

    He had misread a road sign and taken the wrong turning.

derived word

misreading

noun [countable/uncountable]
singularmisreading
pluralmisreadings
 Synonyms and related words