Definition of mislead
mislead (third-person singular simple present misleads, present participle misleading, simple past and past participle misled)
- (literally) To lead astray, in a false direction.
- To deceive by telling lies or otherwise giving a false impression.
- To deceptively trick into something wrong.
The preacher elaborated Satan's ways to mislead us into sin
- To accidentally or intentionally confuse.
- (lead in a false direction): misguide, misinform
- (deceive by giving a false impression): deceive, delude, beguile, cheat
- (trick into something wrong): seduce
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