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Synonyms for lead astray
lead astray

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  1. lead astrayverb

    lead off, corrupt, misinform, demoralize, deceive, misguide, mislead, misdirect

  2. lead astrayverb

    To cause (someone) to believe an untruth.

    corrupt, misdirect, misinform, misguide, demoralize, deceive, lead off, mislead

  3. lead astrayverb

    To misguide or misdirect.

    misdirect, misinform, misguide, lead off, deceive, demoralize, corrupt, mislead

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  1. lead off, lead astrayverb

    teach immoral behavior to

    "It was common practice to lead off the young ones, and teach them bad habits"

    begin, misdirect, deceive, misguide, lead off, betray, mislead, start, commence

  2. mislead, misdirect, misguide, lead astrayverb

    lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions

    "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver"

    misaddress, debauch, pervert, vitiate, mislead, deprave, misguide, lead off, betray, subvert, profane, corrupt, debase, misdirect, demoralise, misinform, demoralize, misadvise, deceive

  3. deceive, betray, lead astrayverb

    cause someone to believe an untruth

    "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"

    cuckold, cheat on, misguide, grass, bewray, deceive, delude, give away, lead on, betray, shit, stag, shop, cozen, mislead, misdirect, wander, rat, cheat, denounce, tell on, snitch, sell, fail, lead off

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  1. lead astray

    mislead, seduce

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  1. Alexander Herzen:

    It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.

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  • irreführenGerman
  • johtaa harhaanFinnish
  • induireFrench
  • сбить с пути, вводить в заблуждение, ввести в заблуждение, сбивать с путиRussian

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