Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb misplace

2 senses of misplace

Sense 1
misplace, mislay, lose -- (place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 2
misplace -- (place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position; "misplaced modifiers")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Antonyms of adj misplaced

2 senses of misplaced

Sense 1
misplaced -- (put in the wrong place or position; "She was penalized for a spelling mistake or a misplaced accent")

INDIRECT (VIA disarranged) -> arranged, ordered -- (disposed or placed in a particular kind of order; "the carefully arranged chessmen"; "haphazardly arranged interlobular septa"; "comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace")

Sense 2
mislaid, misplaced -- (lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place; "the mislaid hat turned up eventually"; "misplaced tickets")

INDIRECT (VIA lost) -> found -- (come upon unexpectedly or after searching; "found art"; "the lost-and-found department")

Similarity of adj misplaced

2 senses of misplaced

Sense 1
misplaced -- (put in the wrong place or position; "She was penalized for a spelling mistake or a misplaced accent")
       => disarranged (vs. arranged) -- (having the arrangement disturbed; not in order; "her disarranged hair")

Sense 2
mislaid, misplaced -- (lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place; "the mislaid hat turned up eventually"; "misplaced tickets")
       => lost (vs. found) -- (no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered; "a lost child"; "lost friends"; "his lost book"; "lost opportunities")

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