Misinstruct \Mis`in*struct"\, v. t. To instruct amiss. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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

  • misinstruct — v.t. * * * …   Universalium

  • misinstruct — v. mislead, instruct wrongly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misinstruct — mis in•struct′ v. t …   From formal English to slang

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  • 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

  • distort — I verb bend, camouflage, caricature, change out of recognition, change the face of, conceal, contort, corrupt, deform, disguise, disproportion, dissemble, distorquere, exaggerate, falsify, give a false idea, give a false impression, give a… …   Law dictionary

  • misdirect — I verb confound, confuse, create a false impression, give a false impression, instruct badly, involve in error, lead astray, lead into error, misaddress, misadvise, miseducate, misguide, misinform, misinstruct, mislead, misteach, put off the… …   Law dictionary

  • misguide — I verb befool, beguile, bewilder, cause a mistake, cause error, conceal, corrupt, create a false impression, deceive, delude, dissemble, distort, falsify, fool, in errorum inducere, lead astray, lead into error, lie, maladminister, misadvise,… …   Law dictionary

  • misinform — I verb conceal, create a false impression, deceive, delude, distort, exaggerate, falsa docere, falsify, give a false impression, misadvise, miscolor, misdirect, miseducate, misguide, misinstruct, mislead, misrepresent, misstate, misteach,… …   Law dictionary

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