receive a false impression
index err, misapprehend, miscalculate, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misread, mistake

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • impression — noun 1 idea/feeling/opinion about sth ADJECTIVE ▪ distinct, firm (esp. BrE), strong ▪ main, overriding, overwhelming ▪ clear, vivid …   Collocations dictionary

  • Error — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Error >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 error error fallacy Sgm: N 1 misconception misconception misapprehension misstanding misunderstanding Sgm: N 1 inexactness inexactness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 laxity …   English dictionary for students

  • misread — I verb be deceived, be erroneous, be mistaken, blunder, confuse, distort, err, fall into error, garble, interpret incorrectly, make a mistake, misapprehend, misconstrue, misdeem, misidentify, misinterpret, mistake, mistranslate, misunderstand,… …   Law dictionary

  • error — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Deviation from truth Nouns 1. error, fallacy; falsity (see falsehood), untruth; misconception, misapprehension, misunderstanding; inexactness, inaccuracy; anachronism; misconstruction, misinterpretation …   English dictionary for students

  • misconstrue — I verb be confused, be in error, be misled, be wrong, blunder, confuse, construe wrongly, distort, fail to understand, garble, get wrong, have an incorrect impression, make a mistake, misapprehend, misconceive, misinterpret, misjudge, misread,… …   Law dictionary

  • misinterpret — I verb be misled, blunder, confuse, distort, err, explain incorrectly, fail to understand, garble, jumble, make a mistake, make an error, male interpretari, misapprehend, miscalculate, misconceive, misconjecture, misconstrue, misdeem, misjudge,… …   Law dictionary

  • mistake — mis·take n 1: an unintentional error esp. in legal procedure or form that does not indicate bad faith and that commonly warrants excuse or relief by the court the court s power to revise a judgment because of fraud, mistake, or irregularity a… …   Law dictionary

  • misconceive — I verb be deceived, be misguided, be misinformed, be misled, be mistaken, blunder, deceive oneself, delude oneself, distort the meaning, err, estimate incorrectly, fail to understand, fall into error, guess wrong, interpret incorrectly, labor… …   Law dictionary

  • misapprehend — I verb be deceived, be in error, be misled, be mistaken, blunder, confuse, distort, err, fail to understand, have the wrong impression, miscalculate, miscomprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misdeem, misinterpret, misjudge, misreckon, mistake,… …   Law dictionary

  • miscalculate — I verb be erroneous, be in error, be misguided, be misled, be mistaken, be wrong, blunder, calculate wrongly, commit an error, deceive oneself, deviate, err, errare, estimate incorrectly, fall into error, falli, go amiss, go astray, go awry, have …   Law dictionary

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