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synonyms for miscalculate

  • err
  • misconstrue
  • misinterpret
  • misjudge
  • misread
  • misunderstand
  • overestimate
  • overrate
  • overvalue
  • underestimate
  • undervalue
  • blow
  • blunder
  • discount
  • disregard
  • miscount
  • overlook
  • stumble
  • underrate
  • drop the ball
  • get signals crossed
  • get wrong
  • go wrong
  • mess up
  • misreckon
  • miss by a mile
  • mix up
  • slip up
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antonyms for miscalculate

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  • get
  • perceive
  • understand
  • attend
  • pay attention
  • regard
  • respect
  • succeed
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How to use miscalculate in a sentence

If we did, we wouldn’t be watching the eeriest of parallels unfold at the end of another miscalculated American war.
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Yale economics professor Ebonya Washington co-authored a 2018 paper, “The Mommy Effect,” which asserts that women miscalculate the difficulty of balancing work and raising a family when they make decisions about their education.
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For his part Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu severely miscalculated by failing to recognize that while the Palestinians are down they are not yet out.
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Richard has lost close friends—military pilots—because they simply miscalculated how far their blades were from the mountainside.
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They also showed that if researchers only took into account the transmission dynamics of symptomatic individuals, they would likely miscalculate R0.
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District officials miscalculated the budget by more than $30 million in 2018, requiring a rash of budget cuts.
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Either side could easily miscalculate, the other side would respond more aggressively, and the ladder of escalation could easily begin.
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A beginner like you might miscalculate the weight, and think what a terrible smash up we'd have then!
IN HOSTILE REDJOSEPH ALTSHELER
Too many of us--the President among the rest, I fear--miscalculate the distance between contingency and desire.
MARSE HENRY (VOL. 2)HENRY WATTERSON
It seems to me that those who take such a view quite miscalculate the force of the affection that a man feels for his country.
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