Miseducate
Miseducate \Mis*ed"u*cate\ (?; 135), v. t. To educate in a wrong manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • miseducate — index distort, misdirect, misguide, misinform, mislead Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • miseducate — (v.) 1790, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + EDUCATE (Cf. educate) (v.). Related: Miseducated; miseducating …   Etymology dictionary

  • miseducate — miseducation, n. /mis ej oo kayt /, v.t., miseducated, miseducating. to educate improperly. [MIS 1 + EDUCATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • miseducate — verb To educate wrongly …   Wiktionary

  • miseducate — v. teach improperly, educate incorrectly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • miseducate — mis•ed′u•cate v. t. cat•ed, cat•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • miseducate — miseducation, n. /mis ej oo kayt /, v.t., miseducated, miseducating. to educate improperly. [MIS 1 + EDUCATE] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • miseducation — See miseducate. * * * …   Universalium

  • mislead — mis·lead /mis lēd/ vb led / led/, lead·ing vt: to lead into a mistaken action or belief: to cause to have a false impression vi: to create a false impression compare deceive Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law …   Law dictionary

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