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mislead

[ mis-leed ]
/ m瑟s藞lid /
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verb (used with object), mis路led, mis路lead路ing.
to lead or guide wrongly; lead astray.
to lead into error of conduct, thought, or judgment.
verb (used without object), mis路led, mis路lead路ing.
to be misleading; tend to deceive: vague directions that often mislead.
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Origin of mislead

before 1050; Middle English misleden,Old English misl牵dan.See mis-1, lead1

OTHER WORDS FROM mislead

mis路lead路er, nounun路mis路led, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mislead

mislead
/ (m瑟s藞li藧d) /

verb -leads, -leading or -led (tr)
to give false or misleading information to
to lead or guide in the wrong direction

Derived forms of mislead

misleader, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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