misguide


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, misconduct, misdirect, miseducate, mishandle, misinform, misinstruct, mislead, mismanage, misrepresent, misstate, misteach, pervert, tell a falsehood, tell a lie, tell an untruth, trip II index deceive, delude, dupe, ensnare, equivocate, fabricate (make up), illude, lie (falsify), misdirect, misgovern, misinform, mislabel, mislead, mismanage, misrepresent, misstate, palter, prevaricate

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  • Misguide — Mis*guide , v. t. To guide wrongly; to lead astray; as, to misguide the understanding. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misguide — Mis*guide , n. Misguidance; error. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misguide — (v.) late 14c., to go astray; see MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + GUIDE (Cf. guide) (v.). Transitive sense of to guide in the wrong direction is first attested c.1500. Related: MISGUIDED (Cf. Misguided); misguiding …   Etymology dictionary

  • misguide — [mis΄gīd′] vt. misguided, misguiding to guide wrongly; lead into error or misconduct; mislead misguidance n. misguidedly adv. misguidedness n …   English World dictionary

  • misguide — transitive verb Date: 14th century to lead astray ; misdirect < prejudice misguides our minds > • misguider noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • misguide — misguidance, n. misguider, n. /mis guyd /, v.t., misguided, misguiding. to guide wrongly; misdirect. [1325 75; MIS 1 + GUIDE; r. ME misgien; see GUY2] * * * …   Universalium

  • misguide — verb To poorly or incorrectly guide. Syn: mislead, misinform …   Wiktionary

  • misguide — Synonyms and related words: be negligent, bowl a googly, corrupt, lead astray, maladminister, misadminister, misadvise, misconduct, misdirect, miseducate, misgovern, mishandle, misinform, misinstruct, mislead, mismanage, misrule, misteach,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • misguide — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. mislead, lead astray. See error …   English dictionary for students

  • misguide — mɪs gaɪd v. guide incorrectly, mislead, misdirect, cause to go astray …   English contemporary dictionary


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