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.
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misstate (ˌmɪsˈsteɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to state incorrectly
 
mis'statement
 
n

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misstate
also mis-state, 1640s, from mis- (1) + state (v.). Related: Misstated; misstatement.
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Example sentences
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.
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