misunderstand

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Verb[change]

Plain form
misunderstand

Third-person singular
misunderstands

Past tense
misunderstood

Past participle
misunderstood

Present participle
misunderstanding

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you misunderstand, you think that you understand something correctly, but you don't.
    I think that you misunderstand what I am trying to say.