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verb [intransitive/transitive] mislead pronunciation in British English /mɪsˈliːd/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlemisleading
past tensemisled
past participlemisled
  1. to make someone believe something that is incorrect or not true
    ‘There was no intention to mislead the public,’ Katz told the newspaper.
    be misled into doing something: People are being misled into parting with their money.


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