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English verb: misrepresent

1. misrepresent (communication) represent falsely


SamplesThis statement misrepresents my intentions.


Synonymsbelie


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)represent


Narrower (hyponym)affect, dissemble, distort, falsify, feign, garble, pretend, sentimentalise, sentimentalize, sham, warp

2. misrepresent (social) tamper, with the purpose of deception


SamplesFudge the figures.
Cook the books.
Falsify the data.


Synonymscook, fake, falsify, fudge, manipulate, wangle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cheat, chisel


Narrower (hyponym)juggle









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