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Definition of "misguide" [mis•guide]

  • To lead or guide in the wrong direction; lead astray. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "misguide" in a sentence
  • "But if I am trying to get underneath that a little bit, why have you assumed that strategically kind of misguide or silly to go after volume but surely in this environment especially as your competitors have decided differently on that strategic matter?"
  • "President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was re-elected last month by a wide margin, largely because of support from the country's Sihanalese majority, said Tamil leaders should not "misguide" people or harbor political ambitions based on ethnicity."
  • "President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was re-elected last month by a wide margin, largely because of support from the country's Sinhalese majority, said Tamil leaders should not "misguide" people or harbour political ambitions based on ethnicity or region."