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")

Antonyms of adj misleading

1 sense of misleading

Sense 1
deceptive, misleading, shoddy -- (designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently; "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices")

INDIRECT (VIA dishonest) -> honest, honorable -- (not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting")

Similarity of adj misleading

1 sense of misleading

Sense 1
deceptive, misleading, shoddy -- (designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently; "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices")
       => dishonest (vs. honest), dishonorable -- (deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive)

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