- Mislead is defined as to bring in the wrong direction or give the wrong idea.
An example of to mislead is for a man to flirt with a woman in whom he is really not interested.
transitive verbmis·led , mis·lead·ing, mis·leads
- To lead in the wrong direction.
- To give a wrong impression or lead toward a wrong conclusion, especially by intentionally deceiving. See Synonyms at deceive.
(third-person singular simple present misleads, present participle misleading, simple past and past participle misled)
mis- +â€Ž lead