Definition Of misleads


cause (someone) to have a wrong idea or impression about someone or something.

the government misled the public about the road's environmental impact

Example Of misleads

  • All this only scratches the surface of the ways schools use statistics to mislead parents and the public.

  • And he should stop misleading the American people with phony, inflated numbers.

  • I agree with them that the evidence does not support the idea that they deliberately misled anyone.

  • I used to lie and I still lie really, not to mislead anybody but to entertain people.

  • I'm worried that the strange lyrics paint a wrong picture of what life is and mislead young people.

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