Oct
22
2013

misplace

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

mihs pleIs

transitive verb

1. to put (something) where it doesn’t belong; lose.
example: My mother constantly misplaces her glasses.

2. to apply or give inappropriately.
example: He misplaced his affections on a woman who hated him.
example: Your anger was misplaced; I did nothing to undermine your plans.

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