Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mislead

2 senses of mislead

Sense 1
mislead, misdirect, misguide, lead astray -- (lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions; "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver")
       => lead, take, direct, conduct, guide -- (take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace")

Sense 2
misinform, mislead -- (give false or misleading information to)
       => inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")

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