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mislead definition

Overview

This page has 4 definitions of mislead in English. Mislead is a verb. Examples of how to use mislead in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English

Etymology

From Middle English misleden, from Old English mislǣdan (to mislead), from Proto-Germanic *missalaidijaną (to mislead), equivalent to mis- +‎ lead.

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Verb

mislead (third-person singular simple present misleads, present participle misleading, simple past and past participle misled) (transitive)

  1. (literally) To lead astray, in a false direction.
  2. To deceive by telling lies or otherwise giving a false impression.
  3. To deceptively trick into something wrong.
    The preacher elaborated Satan's ways to mislead us into sin
  4. To accidentally or intentionally confuse.

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