Translation of "misunderstand" - English-French dictionary

misunderstand

verb transitive-intransitivemisunderstand /ˌmɪsʌndərˈstænd/ ( pt pp misunderstood )
to fail to understand
mal comprendre

I'm sorry - I misunderstood.
Désolé, j'ai mal compris.

He misunderstood the seriousness of the situation.
Il n'a pas bien compris la gravité de la situation.

(Translation of “misunderstand” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

misunderstand

verb /misandəˈstӕnd/ (past tense, past participle misunderstood /-ˈstud/)

to take a wrong meaning from

mal comprendre
She misunderstood what I said.
misunderstanding noun

(a) confusion or mistake

erreur, méprise
a misunderstanding about the date of the meeting.

a slight quarrel

malentendu
They had a little misunderstanding over a parking space.

(Translation of “misunderstand” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)