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misstate

[mis-steyt] /mɪsˈsteɪt/
verb (used with object), misstated, misstating.
1.
to state wrongly or misleadingly; make a wrong statement about.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; mis-1 + state
Related forms
misstatement, noun
misstater, noun
Synonyms
misreport, falsify, alter, distort.
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Examples from the web for misstate
  • Incomplete inventory records misstate inventory value, make parts susceptible to misuse, and affect procurement decisions.
  • Creditors and mortgage brokers would be prohibited from coercing a real estate appraiser to misstate a home's value.
  • Creditors and mortgage brokers are prohibited from coercing a real estate appraiser to misstate a home's value.
British Dictionary definitions for misstate

misstate

/ˌmɪsˈsteɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to state incorrectly
Derived Forms
misstatement, noun
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Word Origin and History for misstate
v.

also mis-state, 1640s, from mis- (1) + state (v.). Related: Misstated; misstating.

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