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Synonyms for mislead

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  1. misleadverb

    To lead astray, in a false direction.

    misinform, misguide

  2. misleadverb

    To deceive by telling lies or otherwise giving a false impression.

    cheat, deceive, delude, beguile

  3. misleadverb

    To deceptively trick into something wrong.

    The preacher elaborated Satan's ways to mislead us into sin


Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. 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, deprave, misguide, lead off, betray, subvert, profane, corrupt, debase, misdirect, demoralise, lead astray, misinform, demoralize, misadvise, deceive

  2. misinform, misleadverb

    give false or misleading information to

    misinform, lead astray, misdirect, misguide

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. beguile

    beguile second meaning is cheating

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database2.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "mislead":

    deceive, misleading, disorientate, misinform, misled, delude, fool, cheat, confuse

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How to use mislead in a sentence?

  1. Rachel Dolezal:

    I could have a long conversation, an academic conversation about that. I don't know. I just feel like I didn't mislead anybody; I didn't deceive anybody.

  2. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Youtubers uploading videos on stock market are being secretly paid handsomely by shares brokers and others to mislead general investors and those who claim about having made money through capital markets from channels and public talk platforms are normally paid agents

  3. Carly Fiorina:

    The liberal media is once again showing that they will hide facts and mislead readers as long as it fits their narrative.

  4. C. C. Colton:

    Falsehood is never so successful as when she baits her hook with truth, and no opinions so fatally mislead us, as those that are not wholly wrong; as no watches so effectually deceive the wearer as those that are sometimes right.

  5. Amit Etkin:

    But once you get to the level of the brain, you have to check and in fact question assumptions because they might mislead you.

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  • klamat, svéstCzech
  • vildledeDanish
  • in die Irre führen, irreführenGerman
  • propiciar equivocarseSpanish
  • johtaa harhaan, harhauttaa, vietellä, viekotella, vedättääFinnish
  • mésinformer, induire en erreur, égarerFrench
  • ingannare, disinformare, sviare, raggirare, portare sulla cattiva strada, truffareItalian
  • rūpahu, tuapeka, whakatuapekaMāori
  • misleiden, verlokken, bedotten, verleiden, bedriegenDutch
  • вводи́ть в заблужде́ние, обману́ть, ввести́ в заблужде́ние, обма́ныватьRussian
  • завести, обманути, zavesti, obmanutiSerbo-Croatian
  • zavêstiSlovene
  • vilseleda, förledaSwedish

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