What does mislead mean?

Definitions for mislead

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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"

  2. misinform, mislead(verb)

    give false or misleading information to


  1. mislead(Verb)

    To lead astray, in a false direction.

  2. mislead(Verb)

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

  3. mislead(Verb)

    To deceptively trick into something wrong.

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

  4. mislead(Verb)

    To accidentally or intentionally confuse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mislead(verb)

    to lead into a wrong way or path; to lead astray; to guide into error; to cause to mistake; to deceive

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mislead

    mis-lēd′, v.t. to guide into error: to cause to mistake:—pa.p. misled′.n. Mislead′er.—adj. Mislead′ing, deceptive.—adv. Mislead′ingly.

Anagrams for mislead »

  1. medials, medial s, misdeal, m'ladies, smailed

  2. Medial s

  3. Medials

  4. Misdeal

  5. Mladies

  6. Smailed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mislead in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mislead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of mislead in a Sentence

  1. Siddharth Astir:

    Two wrongs may not make a right, but they can surely mislead a right.

  2. Jojakim Cortis:

    We didn't want to mislead people, and we wanted to show how we did it.

  3. Leonardo Da Vinci:

    Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!

  4. Marco Rubio:

    We did n’t mislead, the numbers are there and show what we’ve raised.

  5. Guo Ping:

    The U.S. Government is sparing no effort to smear the company and mislead the public.

Images & Illustrations of 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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