misrepresent misrepresent  /mɪs ˌrɛ prə ˈzɛnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) represent falsely
  2. (v) tamper, with the purpose of deception

Usage(s):

  1. After the death of Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto, Huckabee appeared to misrepresent the state of martial law in her country.
  2. All of these claims have been disproved, raising questions about Senator Clinton's willingness to misrepresent her experience for political gain.
  3. If you misrepresent what's in the plan, we will call you out.

News

  1. Voters Not Misled On Measure O

    The Stanislaus County Civil Grand Jury 2102-2013 Final Report determined that Oakdale city officials did not misrepresent Measure O, the city’s half-cent sales tax measure that passed with 55 percent of the vote in November 2011.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Oakdale Leader

  2. Grand Jury: Voters Not Misled On Measure O

    The Stanislaus County Civil Grand Jury 2102-2013 Final Report determined that Oakdale city officials did not misrepresent Measure O, the city’s half-cent sales tax measure that passed with 55 percent of the vote in November 2011.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Oakdale Leader

Quotes

  1. Accusing Republican opponents of "scare tactics", Obama said: "I will not stand by while the special interests use the same old tactics to keep things exactly the way they are. If you misrepresent what's in the plan, we will call you out."
    on Sep 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "I saw what happened the year before with a lot of people getting so caught up physically and mentally," Hamilton said recently from his Nashville home. "My biggest fear was that I'd somehow get caught up in the game and misrepresent myself,...
    on Feb 27, 2009 By: Scott Hamilton Source: Newsweek

  3. Pelosi and Hoyer say "an ugly campaign is underway not merely to misrepresent the health insurance reform legislation, but to disrupt public meetings and prevent members of Congress and constituents from conducting a civil dialogue. These tactics...
    on Aug 10, 2009 By: Steny Hoyer Source: ABC News

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