Mis·lead v. t. [imp. & p. p. Misled p. pr. & vb. n. Misleading.] 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.
v 1: lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong
directions; "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town
driver" [syn: misdirect, misguide, lead astray]
2: give false or misleading information to [syn: misinform]