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Definition of mislead verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    mislead somebody (about something) mislead somebody (into doing something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mislead
    he / she / it misleads
    past simple misled
    -ing form misleading
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  1. 1to give someone the wrong idea or impression and make them believe something that is not true synonym deceive
  2. 2 He deliberately misled us about the nature of their relationship. Misleading the court in a trial is a serious offense.
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