Translation of "misunderstand" - English-Russian dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /ˌmɪsʌndəˈstænd/ us past tense and past participle misunderstood

B2 to not understand someone or something correctly

неправильно понять
He misunderstood the question completely.
be misunderstood

If someone is misunderstood, other people do not understand that they have good qualities.

быть недооцененным

(Translation of “misunderstand” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)