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misplace (v.)

1550s, "to assign a wrong position to;" 1590s, "place wrongly, put in a wrong place," from mis- (1) "badly, wrongly" + place (v.). Of affections, confidence, etc., "to give to a wrong object," it is recorded from 1630s. Related: Misplaced; misplacing; misplacement.

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Definitions of misplace from WordNet

misplace (v.)
place (something) where one cannot find it again;
I misplaced my eyeglasses
Synonyms: mislay
misplace (v.)
place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position;
misplaced modifiers
From wordnet.princeton.edu