Misintend to Misrepresentation
(Mis`in*tend") v. t. To aim amiss. [Obs.]
(Mis`in*ter"pret) v. t. To interpret erroneously; to understand or to explain in a wrong sense.
(Mis`in*ter"pret*a*ble) a. Capable of being misinterpreted; liable to be misunderstood.
(Mis`in*ter"pre*ta"tion) n. The act of interpreting erroneously; a mistaken interpretation.
(Mis`in*ter"pret*er) n. One who interprets erroneously.
(Mis*join") v. t. To join unfitly or improperly.
(Mis*join"der) n. (Law) An incorrect union of parties or of causes of action in a procedure,
criminal or civil. Wharton.
(Mis*judge") v. t. & i. To judge erroneously or unjustly; to err in judgment; to misconstrue.
(Mis*judg"ment) n. [Written also misjudgement.] A wrong or unjust judgment.
(Mis*keep") v. t. To keep wrongly. Chaucer.
(Mis*ken") v. t. Not to know. [Obs.]
(Mis"kin) n. [Prob. for music + - kin.] (Mus.) A little bagpipe. [Obs.] Drayton.
(Mis*kin"dle) v. t. To kindle amiss; to inflame to a bad purpose; to excite wrongly.
(Mis*know") v. t. To have a mistaken notion of or about. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.
(Mis`lac*ta"tion) n. (Med.) Defective flow or vitiated condition of the milk.
(Mis*lay") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mislaid ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mislaying.]
1. To lay in a wrong place; to ascribe to a wrong source.
The fault is generally mislaid upon nature.Locke.
2. To lay in a place not recollected; to lose.
The . . . charter, indeed, was unfortunately mislaid: and the prayer of their petition was to obtain one of
like import in its stead.Hallam.
(Mis*lay"er) n. One who mislays.
(Mi"sle) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Misled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Misling ] [Prop. mistle, fr. mist. Cf. Mistle,
Mizzle.] To rain in very fine drops, like a thick mist; to mizzle.
(Mi"sle), n. A fine rain; a thick mist; mizzle.
(Mis*lead") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Misled (- led"); p. pr. & vb. n. Misleading.] [AS. misl&aemacrdan.
See Mis-, and Lead to conduct.] To lead into a wrong way or path; to lead astray; to guide into error; to
cause to mistake; to deceive.
Trust not servants who mislead or misinform you.Bacon.
To give due lightMilton.
To the mislead and lonely traveler.
Syn. To delude; deceive. See Deceive.