miss tater

misstate

[mis-steyt]
verb (used with object), misstated, misstating.
to state wrongly or misleadingly; make a wrong statement about.

Origin:
1640–50; mis-1 + state

misstatement, noun
misstater, noun


misreport, falsify, alter, distort.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To miss tater
Collins
World English Dictionary
misstate (ˌmɪsˈsteɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to state incorrectly
 
mis'statement
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

misstate
also mis-state, 1640s, from mis- (1) + state (v.). Related: Misstated; misstatement.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature