- Inaccurate aim.
- Incorrect instructions or directions.
- Law An error made by a judge in charging a jury.
- An act of misleading, of convincing someone to concentrate in an incorrect direction.
- The magician used misdirection to get us to watch his left hand while he did something with his right hand.
- (UK, law) An error of law within a judgement committed by a judge or judges of a lower court, particularly as found by an appeals court