What does misleading mean?

Definitions for misleading
mɪsˈli dɪŋmis·lead·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deceptive, misleading, shoddy(adj)

    designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently

    "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices"

Wiktionary

  1. misleading(Adjective)

    Deceptive or tending to mislead or create a false impression.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misleading

    of Mislead

  2. Misleading(adj)

    leading astray; delusive

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'misleading' in Adjectives Frequency: #876

Anagrams for misleading »

  1. misdealing

  2. misaligned

How to pronounce misleading?

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How to say misleading in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misleading in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misleading in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of misleading in a Sentence

  1. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear:

    Volkswagen must be held accountable for its false and misleading promotion and sales of its vehicles in the Commonwealth.

  2. Scott Morrison:

    They are not victimless crimes, we need to set the tone ... so people understand that misleading regulators about serious issues such as this is no victimless offense, and it won't carry a victimless penalty.

  3. John Demers:

    We have to have an evidentiary basis to say, when you act, would-be-reporter, you're actually acting at the direction of your government and you don't have an independent journalistic ethos that we think of when we look at a reporter, in fact, not labeling you as a foreign agent is misleading because you're presenting yourself to the American people as somebody who's independent and thinking your own thoughts but you're not, you're getting your thoughts from a foreign government.

  4. Carlos Ghosn:

    My arrest this morning is outrageous and arbitrary, it is part of another attempt by some individuals at Nissan to silence me by misleading the prosecutors. Why arrest me except to try to break me? I will not be broken. I am innocent of the groundless charges and accusations against me.

  5. James Comber:

    SFC investigations are subject to statutory secrecy ... In general, this means the fact that an investigation has been commenced or any details about it cannot be disclosed without the SFC's consent, but if a company, its directors or officers are aware of underlying information related to an investigation that is not subject to statutory secrecy, they could potentially be liable for making false or misleading representations, or breaching ongoing disclosure requirements, if that information is not disclosed to investors.

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