- 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.
mislead definition by Webster's New World
mislead definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb mis·led , mis·lead·ing, mis·leads
- To lead in the wrong direction.
- To lead into error of thought or action, especially by intentionally deceiving. See Synonyms at deceive.
- mis·leadˈer noun