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1. misrepresent

verb. ['mɪsˌrɛprəˈzɛnt'] represent falsely.

Synonyms

  • feign
  • falsify
  • dissemble
  • pretend
  • garble
  • sentimentalise
  • affect
  • belie
  • warp
  • represent
  • sentimentalize
  • distort

Antonyms

  • correct
  • prove
  • forfeit
  • real

Etymology

  • mis- (English)
  • represent (English)

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Rhymes with Misrepresent

  • underrepresent
  • overrepresent
  • malcontent
  • discontent
  • supplement
  • circumvent
  • underwent
  • reinvent
  • overspent
  • nonevent
  • unspent
  • torment
  • tashkent
  • segment
  • prevent
  • outspent
  • misspent
  • gourment
  • extent
  • content
  • consent
  • repent
  • relent
  • percent
  • %percent
  • lament
  • invent
  • intent
  • indent
  • ferment

Sentences with misrepresent


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Candidates who misrepresent their expertise present a post-hire, keep-or-dismiss dilemma in tight labor markets.

2. Noun, singular or mass
To bear false witness is to dishonestly accuse, slander or misrepresent another.

3. Verb, base form
Accountants must be honest with their clients and not give them false hope or misrepresent their own credentials.

4. Adjective
When you file your tax returns, you must not fraudulently or willfully misrepresent any information.

Quotes about misrepresent


1. If Darwinists are opposed to mentioning scientific problems with their view, you would think they would be even more opposed to mentioning intelligent design. Yet Darwinists have been discussing ID in public school science classes for years... Biology textbooks have been mentioning intelligent design since the late 1990s—but only to misrepresent and disparage it.
- Jonathan Wells, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism And Intelligent Design

2. misrepresent

verb. ['mɪsˌrɛprəˈzɛnt'] tamper, with the purpose of deception.

Synonyms

  • cook
  • cheat
  • falsify
  • wangle
  • fake
  • juggle
  • chisel
  • fudge

Antonyms

  • stifle
  • gladden
  • relax
  • tense

Etymology

  • mis- (English)
  • represent (English)
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