Definition of “misread” - Learner’s Dictionary

misread

verb [ T ] uk us /mɪsˈriːd/ (past tense and past participle misread /mɪsˈred/)
READING

to make a mistake when you are reading something:

He misread the cooking instructions on the packet.
UNDERSTANDING

to not understand something correctly:

She completely misread the situation.

(Definition of “misread” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)