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misremembered

misremembered is a past tense form of misremember

misremember

Definition:

to remember incorrectly

Class:

cognition verb (thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting, etc.)

Past tense:

misremembered

Present participle:

misremembering

3rd-person singular present:

misremembers

Type of:

err

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Followed by:

remember

Usage example:

I misremembered the date

Etymology:

"mis-" (1) + "remember".
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

misremember [formal]

if you misremember something, you remember it incorrectly (8 of 216 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/misremember

Wikipedia:

False memory

refers to the recollection of an event, or the details of an event, that did not occur. Topics related to false memory include False memory syndrome, a condition in which a person's identity and relationships are affected by strongly-believed but false... (41 of 168 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/False memory

Wiktionary:

misremember | misremembered [past tense] | misremembering [present participle] | misremembers [3rd-person singular present]

To remember incorrectly. (3 of 72 words, 4 usage examples)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/misremember

Oxford Dictionary:

misremember

remember imperfectly or incorrectly (4 of 39 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/misremember

Random House Dictionary:

misremember

to remember incorrectly. | to fail to remember; forget. (8 of 16 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/misremember

New World Dictionary:

misremember

to make an error in remembering | [dialect] to forget (9 of 14 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/misremember

American Heritage Dictionary:

misremember | misremembered [past tense] | misremembering [present participle] | misremembers [3rd-person singular present]

To remember incorrectly. (3 of 10 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/misremember

Britannica Encyclopedia:

slip [crystals]

in engineering and physics, sliding displacement along a plane of one part of a crystal relative to the rest of the crystal under the action of ... (26 of 205 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/548788​/slip

Merriam-Webster:

err | stray [synonym, sense-specific] | blunder [synonym, sense-specific] | boob [British, synonym, sense-specific] | flub [synonym, sense-specific] | fluff [synonym, sense-specific] | foul up [synonym, sense-specific] | fumble [synonym, sense-specific] | goof [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

[archaic] "stray" | to make a mistake ; to violate an accepted standard of conduct (14 of 153 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/err

Macmillan British Dictionary:

err [intransitive, formal] | erred [past tense] | erring [present participle] | errs [3rd-person singular present] | err on the side of something | to err is human

to make a mistake, especially in a judgment or decision | "err on the side of something": to do more than is really necessary in order to avoid a ... (28 of 94 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/err

Cambridge Dictionary:

err [formal]

to make a mistake or to do something wrong (9 of 25 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/err

Encarta Dictionary:

err | erred [past tense] | erring [present participle] | errs [3rd-person singular present]

to make a mistake or do an incorrect thing | to behave badly and do something that is morally wrong (formal) (20 of 69 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861609055​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

misremember

First use: 1530s

Origin: "mis-" (1) + "remember".

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=misremember

remember

First use: about 1300

Origin: Old French remembrer (11th century), from Latin rememorari "recall to mind, remember", from re- "again" + memorari "be ... (20 of 27 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=remember

Wiktionary:

remember | remembered [past tense] | remembering [present participle] | remembers [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English remembren, from Old French remembrer ("to remember"), from Late Latin rememorari ("to remember again"), from re- + memor ("mindful"), from Proto-Indo-European *mer-, *smer- ("to think... (27 of 50 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/remember

Merriam-Webster:

remember | remembered [past tense] | remembering [present participle]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English remembren, from Anglo-French remembrer, from Late Latin rememorari, from Latin re- + Late Latin ... (18 of 26 etymology words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/remember

New World Dictionary:

remember

Origin: Middle English remembren from Old French remembrer from Late Latin rememorare from Latin re-, back, again + ... (17 of 26 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/remember

American Heritage Dictionary:

remember | remembered [past tense] | remembering [present participle] | remembers [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English remembren, from Old French remembrer, from Latin rememorārī, to remember again: re-, re- + ... (16 of 24 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/remember

Collins Dictionary:

remember

First use: 14th century

Origin: from Old French remembrer, from Late Latin rememorārī to recall to mind, from Latin re- + memor mindful; see memory

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/remember

Oxford Dictionary:

remember | remember someone to | remember oneself

Origin: Middle English: from Old French remembrer, from late Latin rememorari "call to mind", from re- (expressing intensive force) + Latin memor "mindful"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/remember

Encarta Dictionary:

remember | remembered [past tense] | remembering [present participle] | remembers [3rd-person singular present]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Old French remembrer from late Latin rememorari from Latin memor "mindful"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861700356​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

misremember

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "misremember"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "misremember"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "misremember" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/misremember

Google Dictionary:

misremember | misremembered [past tense] | misremembering [present participle] | misremembers [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: English pronunciation of "misremember"

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YourDictionary Audio:

misremember

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "misremember" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/misremember

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