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Definition of the verb misconceive

What does misconceive mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: misconceived | misconceiving | misconceives

  1. interpret in the wrong way

Alternative definition of the verb misconceive


  1. to misunderstand

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for misconceive

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Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

to misunderstand; misconceive, misappropriate (mis-a-pro'pri-at), v.t. to apply to a wrong use or purpose, as trust- money, Ac. miscarriage (mis-kar'aj), n. failure; misbehavior; premature parturition, miscarry ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

misstate misinterpret: distort, err, misunderstand, miscalculate, misconceive, misconstrue, mistead, pervert misjudge: err, miscalculate, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misthink, overestimate, presume, underestimate mislay : displace, ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

rogue mischievous practical jokes monkey-tricks mischievous rogue scamp mischievous sprite gremlin, hobgoblin, puck mischievous troublemaker gremlin misconstrue miscalculate, misconceive, misinterpret, misjudge, misread, misreckon, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1885)

A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use

misconceive) ; •er.] One who misconceives, misjudges, or mistakes. " Wlwt ft misronc-iner 'tis ! " 11 Beaum. * Flel. : Passionate Madman, 11. 1. mis con cep - tlon, s. [Pref. mis-, and Eng. concfjrffoJi (q.v,).] A. false or erroneous conception, ...

Google previewChambers School Dictionary

mink misconceive mink noun a small weasel-like kind of animal or its fur minnow noun a type of very small river or pond fish minor adjective] of less importance, size etc 2 small, unimportant {contrasted with : major) □ noun someone not yet ...

Google previewThe Royal English dictionary: or, A treasury of the English language (1763)

by Daniel Fenning

To MISCONCEIVE, V. A. to have a Wrong idea of. MISCONCE'PTION, S. a false idea or notion. MISCO'NDUCT, S. ill-behaviour ; bad management. MISCONJE' CTURE, S. a wrong guess. MISCONSTRU'CTION, S. the act of ascribing a wrong ...

Google previewAmerican encyclopedic dictionary (1897)

by Robert Hunter, John Alfred Williams, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage

misconceive) ; -er.] One who misconceives, misjudges, or mistakes, "What a misconceiver 'tis t" Beaum. dt Flet.; Passionate Madman, ii. 1. mls-C&n-cSp'-tiOn, s. [Prof, mis-, and Eng. conception (q. v.).] A false or erroneous conception, ...

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Scrabble value of M3I1S1C3O1N1C3E1I1V4E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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