Synonyms of misunderstand in English:


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1‘she misunderstood his motives’

misapprehend, misinterpret, put a wrong interpretation on, misconstrue, misconceive, mistake, misread, miss, confuse, confound, take amiss
miscalculate, err, be mistaken, get the wrong idea, get it wrong, get someone wrong, take something the wrong way, receive a false impression, be under a delusion, get the wrong end of the stick, get hold of the wrong end of the stick, be at cross purposes
informal be barking up the wrong tree

grasp, understand correctly, get the right idea