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- (literally) To lead astray, in a false direction.
- To deceive by telling lies or otherwise giving a false impression.
- To deceptively trick into something wrong.
- The preacher elaborated Satan's ways to mislead us into sin
- To accidentally or intentionally confuse.
- (lead in a false direction): forlead, misguide, misinform
- (deceive by giving a false impression): deceive, delude, beguile, cheat
- (trick into something wrong): seduce
- misleading adj
lead in a false direction
to deceive by lies or other false impression
to deceptively trick into something wrong
trick or mislead — see deceive
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Translations to be checked
- mislead in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- mislead in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913