miscalculate

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Etymology[edit]

mis- +‎ calculate

Verb[edit]

miscalculate (third-person singular simple present miscalculates, present participle miscalculating, simple past and past participle miscalculated)

  1. To calculate incorrectly.
    They miscalculated by assuming the dimensions were in imperial, not metric.
  2. To make a gross error in judgement.

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