verb (used with object)
to give false or misleading information to.
Origin of misinform
Synonyms for misinform
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Related Words for misinformmislead, deceive, misguide, lie, pervert, signify, misstate, prevaricate, misdirect, double-talk, disinform, doublespeak, mousetrap
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Historical Examples of misinform
They misinform; they mislead; they corrupt, or tend to corrupt, taste.
Now, what possible end can be served by books like these, except to misguide and misinform?
(tr) to give incorrect information to
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