Misinterpret is defined as to incorrectly describe or understand something.(verb)
An example of misinterpret is thinking someone said they would meet you at seven, when they really said eleven.
See misinterpret in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See misinterpret in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb mis·in·ter·pret·ed, mis·in·ter·pret·ing, mis·in·ter·prets
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