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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

  2. misadvise, misguideverb

    give bad advice to


  1. misguideverb

    To guide poorly or incorrectly.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Misguideverb

    To direct ill; to lead the wrong way.

    Etymology: mis and guide.

    Hunting after arguments to make good one side of a question, and wholly to neglect those which favour the other, is wilfully to misguide the understanding; and is so far from giving truth its due value, that it wholly debases it. John Locke.

    Misguided prince! no longer urge thy fate,
    Nor tempt the hero to unequal war. Matthew Prior.

    Of all the causes which conspire to blind
    Man’s erring judgment, and misguide the mind,
    What the weak head with strongest bias rules,
    Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools. Alexander Pope.


  1. misguide

    Misguide refers to the act of leading someone in the wrong direction, providing inaccurate information, or giving advice or instructions that are misleading or incorrect. It also can refer to unintentionally causing a person to make errors or mistakes due to improper guidance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misguideverb

    to guide wrongly; to lead astray; as, to misguide the understanding

  2. Misguidenoun

    misguidance; error

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Misguide

    mis-gīd′, v.t. to guide wrongly: to lead into error.—ns. Misguid′ance, Misguide′ (obs.).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misguide in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misguide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of misguide in a Sentence

  1. Lakshheish M Patel:

    If somebody as ordinary investor or trader claims through public forum , seminar or social channel to have made a good amount of money through stock market, then ask that agent as how much he has been paid by brokers or market riggers to speak lie to misguide public

  2. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    Filmy style is used by Govt to snub the voice of dissentors. Send own Goondas in the midst of villages to pelt stone on protestors and to make them clash and bootlicking media covers the picture through camera in such a way that it misguide viewers

  3. Lakshheish M Patel:

    People might have noticed that there is not a single tweet on the stock market carnage in May because brokers do not want people to sell out of panic and they could make undue profits out of it and youtubers continue to advise or misguide public to buy for own payments from brokerage houses

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