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Synonyms for misdirect
ˌmɪs dɪˈrɛktmis·di·rect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirectverb

    corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

    "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"

    Synonyms:
    subvert, bring down, mislead, overthrow, alloy, misguide, twist, impair, misaddress, abuse, deflower, demoralise, cloud, weaken, get down, debase, counteract, demoralize, sully, convolute, vitiate, profane, deject, lead astray, defile, desecrate, sophisticate, sabotage, load, countermine, mar, taint, overturn, stretch, invalidate, deprave, adulterate, dilute, twist around, undermine, buy, violate, grease one's palms, outrage, cast down, void, dispirit, depress, bribe, misuse, pervert, dismay, debauch, spoil, corrupt

  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"

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

  3. misdirect, misaddressverb

    put a wrong address on

    "misdirect the letter"

    Synonyms:
    pervert, debase, misaddress, debauch, misguide, demoralise, corrupt, demoralize, lead astray, profane, vitiate, mislead, subvert, deprave

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  1. List of paraphrases for "misdirect":

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How to use misdirect in a sentence?

  1. Republican Michigan Rep. Todd Courser:

    My actions in and around these events and the email that was sent to misdirect attention were my doing both in planning and execution. No one else has the responsibility in those actions, they are mine and mine alone to carry.


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