Mis`con*ceive" (?), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Misconceived (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Misconceiving.]

To conceive wrongly; to interpret incorrectly; to receive a false notion of; to misjudge; to misapprehend.

Those things which, for want of due consideration heretofore, they have misconceived. Hooker.

Syn. -- To misapprehend; misunderstand; mistake.


© Webster 1913.

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