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

2 senses of misrepresent

Sense 1
misrepresent, belie -- (represent falsely; "This statement misrepresents my intentions")
       => represent -- (serve as a means of expressing something; "The flower represents a young girl")

Sense 2
fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent -- (tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data")
       => cheat, chisel -- (engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?")

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