Definition of 'mislead'
Example sentences containing 'mislead'
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He was found to have provided misleading information. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Despite the many other health benefits of regular exercise, this guidance has been criticised for potentially misleading the public or encouraging people to eat without restriction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Why do we prefer to mislead rather than lie? The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Such assertions are misleading to say the least. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is no suggestion the clients knowingly misled the taxman. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The fines follow a series of scandals over broadcasters misleading the public. The Sun (2008)They reckon complex charges and poor or misleading information mean we pay too much. The Sun (2011)These lies and misleading actions evidence their consciousness of guilt. Christianity Today (2000)It is misleading to say that this is representative for the whole country. Times, Sunday Times (2007)People feel they had been lied to and misled. The Sun (2010)It is misleading to say that there are no physical effects. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We apologise for publishing misleading information. The Sun (2015)Most sites providing cruise ship reviews have something to sell, and information can be misleading. Times, Sunday Times (2008)More controversially, he continued to lie and mislead on the subject in his subsequent writings. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No wonder the German public was misled by the seeming legality of these new "laws". The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Four out of five claims made in adverts for cosmetics in fashion magazines are misleading, researchers say. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One thing which continues to mislead the public is the view that most burdensome regulation comes from Brussels. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I thought these claims ranged from deeply misleading to outright lies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I challenge anyone to say we are misleading. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The lobby group that persuaded politicians to back statutory controls on the press has been accused of providing misleading information to the public about its funding. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. mislead is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'mislead'
British English: mislead VERB
If you say that someone has misled you, you mean that they have made you believe something which is not true, either by telling you a lie or by giving you a wrong idea or impression.
It's this legend which has misled scholars.
Definition of mislead from the Collins English Dictionary
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