Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: mislead
IPA transcription: [mɪsl'id]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: mislead, misdirect, misguide, lead_astray
    Meaning: lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions; "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver"
  • Synonyms: misinform, mislead
    Meaning: give false or misleading information to
Usage examples
  • God did not put this wondrous world about your young souls to tempt or to mislead them.
  • Then he said, turning to his father, "We have been deceived, that portrait was painted to mislead us.
  • The dark horse appeared to be somewhat darker than the one described by Griswold, but I was cautioned that they might exchange a horse for one on the range in order to mislead their pursuers.
  • To expect to acquire the former and to escape the latter is to cherish one of those illusions which commonly mislead nations in their times of sickness, when, tired with faction and exhausted by effort, they attempt to combine hostile opinions and contrary principles upon the same soil.