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1. mislead

verb. ['mɪˈsliːd'] give false or misleading information to.

Synonyms

  • prevaricate
  • deceive
  • palter
  • beat around the bush
  • lead astray
  • hyperbolize
  • hyperbolise
  • overstate
  • sandbag
  • amplify
  • lie
  • exaggerate
  • magnify
  • tergiversate
  • overdraw
  • inform
  • equivocate
  • misinform

Antonyms

  • understate
  • overstate
  • weaken
  • right

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mis- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Mislead

  • guaranteed
  • disagreed
  • supersede
  • stampede
  • intercede
  • aristide
  • aristede
  • alwaleed
  • succeed
  • preceed
  • precede
  • overfeed
  • misread
  • misdeed
  • laclede
  • degreed
  • decreed
  • concede
  • walid
  • waleed
  • wahid
  • vahid
  • streed
  • sinead
  • shaheed
  • secede
  • screed
  • reseed
  • reread
  • recede

Example sentences of the word mislead


1. Verb, base form
They may mislead each woman into thinking that she is the only object of his affection.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Don't let the name mislead you — this exercise will not turn you into a super hero.

3. Verb, past participle
Do not be mislead by marketing strategies that have generalized statements declaring the insecticidal properties of bagged cedar mulch.

Quotes containing the word mislead


1. No human should mislead another by promising them something they know to be untrue.
- Santosh Kalwar

2. Always mystify, torture, mislead, and surprise the audience as much as possible.
- Don Roff

3. A genius is simply one who has taken full possession of his own mind and directed it toward objectives of his own choosing, without permitting outside influences to discourage or mislead him.
- Napoleon Hill

2. mislead

verb. ['mɪˈsliːd'] lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions.

Synonyms

  • direct
  • misdirect
  • lead astray
  • lead
  • guide
  • take
  • conduct

Antonyms

  • front
  • back
  • truth
  • stand

Etymology

  • lead (English)
  • leed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mis- (English)
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