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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mislead  \Mis*lead"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Misled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Misleading}.]  [AS.  misl?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. 
 
  Trust  not  servants  who  mislead  or  misinform  you 
  --Bacon. 
 
  To  give  due  light  To  the  mislead  and  lonely  traveler. 
  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  To  delude;  deceive.  See  {Deceive}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mislead 
  v  1:  lead  someone  in  the  wrong  direction  [syn:  {misguide},  {lead 
  astray}] 
  2:  give  false  or  misleading  information  to  [syn:  {misinform}] 




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