misrepresent

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Misrepresent \Mis*rep're*sent"\, verb (used without an object) To make an incorrect or untrue representation. --Milton.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Misrepresent \Mis*rep're*sent"\, verb (used with an object) To represent incorrectly (almost always, unfavorably); to give a false or erroneous representation of, either maliciously, ignorantly, or carelessly. --Swift.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

misrepresent

verb

1: represent falsely; "This statement misrepresents my intentions" [syn: {misrepresent}, {belie}]

2: tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data" [syn: {fudge}, {manipulate}, {fake}, {falsify}, {cook}, {wangle}, {misrepresent}]


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