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Definition of "mislead" []

  • To lead in the wrong direction. (verb-transitive)
  • To lead into error of thought or action, especially by intentionally deceiving. See Synonyms at deceive. (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 "mislead" in a sentence
  • "Don't let the title mislead you: Kevin will be working on all types of business development, including mobile."
  • "Or, perhaps it is more of the Repubican efforts to once again mislead Americans about our foreign policy and how it should be conducted."
  • "Once we get by the frightening 'tax hike' deceptive title mislead, the article is pretty informative."