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Verb: mislead (misled)  mis'leed
  1. Give false or misleading information to
    "they aim to mislead the hearer about the state of things";
    - misinform, disinform
  2. Lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    "The pedestrian misled the out-of-town driver";
    - misdirect, misguide, lead astray

Derived forms: misled, misleading, misleads

Type of: conduct, direct, guide, inform, lead, take

Encyclopedia: Mislead