Definitions for: Mislead


[v] give false or misleading information to
[v] lead someone in the wrong direction



Webster (1913) Definition: Mis*lead", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Misled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Misleading.] [AS. misl?dan. See Mis-, and Lead to
conduct.]
To lead into a wrong way or path; to lead astray; to guide
into error; to cause to mistake; to deceive.

Trust not servants who mislead or misinform you.
--Bacon.

To give due light To the mislead and lonely traveler.
--Milton.

Syn: To delude; deceive. See Deceive.

Synonyms: lead astray, misguide, misinform

See Also: amplify, betray, conduct, deceive, direct, equivocate, exaggerate, guide, hyerbolise, hyperbolize, inform, lead, lead astray, lie, magnify, overdraw, overstate, palter, prevaricate, sandbag, take, tergiversate

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