1. [syn: misplace, mislay, lose]
2. place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position;
- Example: "misplaced modifiers"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Misplace \Mis*place"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Misplaced; p. pr. &
vb. n. Misplacing.]
1. To put in a wrong place; to set or place on an improper or
unworthy object; as, he misplaced his confidence.
2. To place in a location that one does not recall; to
mislay; to lose.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I
misplaced my eyeglasses" [syn: misplace, mislay,
2: place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position;