Translation of "misunderstand" - English-Russian dictionary

misunderstand

verb [ T ] uk us /ˌmɪsʌndəˈstænd/ (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)