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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 previewThe Trades Unions' Magazine Devoted to the Advocacy of Peaceful Combination Among the Operative Classes, for the Purpose of Improving Their Social, Moral, and Intellectual Condition (1850)

but to misconceive is a fault, and not an croor: it is a desect, a disease of the mind: the object viewed, which object is truth, remains the same, and cannot be distorted or perverted; the reasoning—the judging faculty of man—may be distorted ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms (101-)

by Samuel Fallows

ANT: Undervalue, misconceive, misjudge, ignore, misappreciate. KEY: Apprehend SYN: Comprehend, understand, take, expect, seize, conceive, arrest, fancy, dread, imagine, presume, anticipate, fear, conjecture. ANT: Ignore, miss ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

MISCONCEIVE MISCONSTRUE. MISCREANT. MISDAUB. MISDEMEANOUR. MISDIS- POSI- TION MISDO. MIS- EASE. MISERICORDE. Generally, in Scripture, it [temptation] denotes not only a bare tryal, but such an one as is attended with a ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

misdirect, misguide, mislead, misstate misinterpret: distort, err, misunderstand, miscalculate, misconceive, misconstrue, mistead, pervert misjudge: err, miscalculate, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misthink, overestimate, presume, ...

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 previewA general dictionary of the English language; to which is prefixed, a comprehensive grammar (1795)

by William Perry (of Edinburgh.)

to understand, in a wrong senle, misconceive Misapprehension, s. a mistake in idea or judgment, misconception Mit ascribe', ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language: in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals (1837)

Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found ... Abridged from the Rev. H.J. Todd's Corrected and Enlarged Quarto Edition by Samuel Johnson

To MISCONCEIVE. v., a. To misjudge; to have a false notion of Spenser. - - To MISCONCEIVE. v. n. To entertain a mistaken notion; have a wrong idea. 2 Macc. iii. M is CONCE/IT. n.s. False opinion, wrong MISCONCE/PTION. notion. Hooker.

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 Oratorical Dictionary (1835)

by John Newland Maffitt

MISCONCEIVE'. v. To entertain a mistaken notion. pr. par. misconceiving; past, misconceived: s. misconception. MISCONDUCT". v.

Google previewSammy Cahn's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Sammy Cahn

entreat teeth reconceive squeeze conceit preconceive cheese tout de suite 2 disbelieve sneeze offbeat beneath misconceive freeze heartbeat ...

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 ...

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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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