verb (used with object), mis·led, mis·lead·ing.
verb (used without object), mis·led, mis·lead·ing.
Related formsmis·lead·er, nounun·mis·led, adjective
Examples from the Web for misled
Wisner continues to feel angry toward the agency because she believes she was misled.
All I had in those days was a monstrous lack of ego which therefore required huge injections of actorly ego and misled people.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness|Ronald K. Fried|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The president came to believe Shamir misled him on the settlement issue, or flat-out lied to him.The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections|Aaron David Miller|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“He and we have been misled in trying [Cruise] on as a hero, a kind of superman,” he recently wrote.
That, in turn, could make it less likely that the Court would be misled by compromised science.The Republican Street Fight Over Transparency in Government|Lawrence Lessig|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Your cleverness has misled you and has hitherto done you far more evil than good.Bunyan Characters|Alexander Whyte
He had no learning; he was not misled by the label on the bottle—for that is what learning largely meant in his time.The Victorian Age in Literature|G. K. Chesterton
The masses accept their opinions, and seldom question their accuracy; and yet the masses are often misled.Nature and Culture|Harvey Rice
Paine was not misled by the proverbs that wolves had written for sheep.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Let us hope, however, that you have been misled into over-estimating his intentions and feelings.Modern Flirtations|Catherine Sinclair