misplace: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mis-plās'), [key]
— -placed, -plac•ing.
  1. to put in a wrong place.
  2. to put in a place afterward forgotten; lose; mislay.
  3. to place or bestow improperly, unsuitably, or unwisely: to misplace one's trust.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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