misplace misplace  /mɪs ˈpleɪs/


  1. (v) place (something) where one cannot find it again
  2. (v) place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position



  1. It was a man-made disaster, created by lousy engineering, misplaced priorities and pork-barrel politics.
  2. Beyond slogans, some conservatives believe that Gates' emphasis on changing the behavior of large corporations in developed countries is misplaced.
  3. All of which suggests that the media's fretting about beer and wine Democrats is misplaced.


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  1. "We're going to call it a night and make sure we don't misplace the leak (detection) equipment," Foale said with a chuckle.
    on Jan 5, 2004 By: C Michael Foale Source: USA Today

  2. "It's a big confidence boost when you are able to bring something to the team and feel like you are needed," Speier said. "You don't ever really loose your confidence you just kind of misplace it from time to time. I know I can play at this...
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Ryan Speier Source: Denver Post

  3. Cohen said: "If you give a ticket to someone you trust, and they misplace that trust, then it is out of your hands. The rules are a lot clearer now - Clive has been absolutely fantastic about it."
    on Mar 16, 2004 By: Ben Cohen Source: Sportinglife.co.za

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