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Synonyms for mislead
mɪsˈlid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mislead, misdirect, misguide, lead astray(verb)

    lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions

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

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

  2. misinform, mislead(verb)

    give false or misleading information to

    Synonyms:
    misinform, lead astray, misdirect, misguide

Wiktionary

  1. mislead(verb)

    To lead astray, in a false direction.

    Synonyms:
    misinform, misguide

  2. mislead(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    cheat, deceive, delude, beguile

  3. mislead(verb)

    To deceptively trick into something wrong.

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

    Synonyms:
    seduce

Editors Contribution

  1. beguile

    beguile second meaning is cheating

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  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. Justin Shur:

    Kevin Clinesmith deeply regrets having altered the email, it was never Kevin Clinesmith intent to mislead the court or Kevin Clinesmith colleagues as Kevin Clinesmith believed the information Kevin Clinesmith relayed was accurate. But Kevin Clinesmith understands what Kevin Clinesmith did was wrong and accepts responsibility.

  2. Ivy Choi:

    Our Community Guidelines prohibit content misleading viewers about voting, for example content aiming to mislead voters about the time, place, means or eligibility requirements for voting, or false claims that could materially discourage voting. The content of this video doesn't rise to that level.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I want you tell your friends and neighbors, I believe with all my heart we can have common-sense gun reform measures that are consistent with the Second Amendment. It's important for people to understand that and hear that, we've had the Brady Bill since '94. I want you to find one person who's had their gun taken away. Just find one for me. ... There is a difference between respecting gun owners and gun owners' constitutional rights to hunt, to collect, to shoot, and going along with the agenda of the gun lobby which represents the gun makers more than they represent the gun owners. And what we have seen in the last few years is a concerted effort to mislead, misinform gun owners by the gun lobby.

  4. Judge Katzmann:

    The question is whether this conduct considered as a whole was misleading or likely to mislead. I believe it was, the post-market evaluation of all the Ethicon devices was deficient.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    To mislead any subject if it deliberately, spreads through suspicious teachers, is not only the poison for the people but also the entire system of society that may cause the outcome of severe consequences.


Translations for mislead

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  • svést, klamatCzech
  • vildledeDanish
  • in die Irre führen, irreführenGerman
  • propiciar equivocarseSpanish
  • harhauttaa, vedättää, vietellä, johtaa harhaan, viekotellaFinnish
  • égarer, induire en erreur, mésinformerFrench
  • sviare, truffare, portare sulla cattiva strada, raggirare, ingannare, disinformareItalian
  • rūpahu, tuapeka, whakatuapekaMāori
  • bedotten, verlokken, misleiden, verleiden, bedriegenDutch
  • вводи́ть в заблужде́ние, обману́ть, ввести́ в заблужде́ние, обма́ныватьRussian
  • обманути, obmanuti, zavesti, завестиSerbo-Croatian
  • zavêstiSlovene
  • vilseleda, förledaSwedish

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