Mislead Mis*lead" (m[i^]s*l[=e]d"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Misled} (m[i^]s*l[e^]d"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Misleading}.] [AS. misl[=ae]dan. See {Mis-}, and {Lead} to conduct.] To lead into a wrong way or path; to lead astray; to guide into error; to cause to mistake; to deceive. [1913 Webster]

Trust not servants who mislead or misinform you. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

To give due light To the mislead and lonely traveler. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To delude; deceive. See {Deceive}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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