[ mis-in-fawrm ]
/ ˌmɪs ɪnˈfɔrm /
verb (used with object)
to give false or misleading information to.
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Origin of misinform
OTHER WORDS FROM misinformmis·in·form·ant, mis·in·form·er, nounmis·in·form·a·tive, adjectivemis·in·for·ma·tion [mis-in-fer-mey-shuhn] /ˌmɪs ɪn fərˈmeɪ ʃən/, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH misinformdisinformation misinformation
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Example sentences from the Web for misinform
Now, what possible end can be served by books like these, except to misguide and misinform?
They misinform; they mislead; they corrupt, or tend to corrupt, taste.
British Dictionary definitions for misinform
/ (ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːm) /
(tr) to give incorrect information to
Derived forms of misinformmisinformant or misinformer, nounmisinformation (ˌmɪsɪnfəˈmeɪʃən), noun
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