Translation of "misunderstand" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌmɪs·ʌn·dəˈstænd/ us /mɪsˌʌn·dərˈstænd/ past tense and past participle misunderstood

to not understand someone or something correctly

entender mal, malinterpretar
He misunderstood the question completely.

(Translation of “misunderstand” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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

to take a wrong meaning from

entender mal, interpretar mal
She misunderstood what I said.
misunderstanding noun

(a) confusion or mistake

a misunderstanding about the date of the meeting.

a slight quarrel

They had a little misunderstanding over a parking space.

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