misplead

[ mis-pleed ]
/ mɪsˈplid /

verb (used with or without object), mis·plead·ed, mis·plead·ing.

to plead incorrectly.

Nearby words

  1. mispickel,
  2. misplace,
  3. misplaced,
  4. misplaced modifier,
  5. misplay,
  6. mispleading,
  7. misprint,
  8. misprise,
  9. misprision,
  10. misprize

Origin of misplead

First recorded in 1670–80; mis-1 + plead

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British Dictionary definitions for misplead

misplead

/ (mɪsˈpliːd) /

verb -pleads, -pleading, -pleaded, -plead (-ˈplɛd) or -pled

(tr) to plead incorrectly
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