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Verb: lead astray  led u'strey
  1. Teach immoral behaviour to
    "It was common practice to lead astray the young ones, and teach them bad habits";
    - lead off
  2. Lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    "The pedestrian led astray the out-of-town driver";
    - mislead, misdirect, misguide
  3. Cause someone to believe an untruth
    - deceive, betray

Derived forms: leading astray, leads astray, led astray

Type of: conduct, corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise [Brit], demoralize, deprave, direct, disinform, guide, lead, misdirect, misinform, mislead, pervert, profane, subvert, take, vitiate