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Verb: misdirect  ,mis-dI'rekt or ,mis-di'rekt
  1. Corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    "Socrates was accused of misdirecting young men";
    - corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise [Brit], debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave
  2. Lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver";
    - mislead, misguide, lead astray
  3. Put a wrong address on
    "misdirect the letter";
    - misaddress

Derived forms: misdirected, misdirects, misdirecting

Type of: address, alter, change, conduct, direct, guide, lead, modify, take