mislead mislead  /mɪs ˈlid/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
  2. (v) give false or misleading information to

Usage(s):

  1. The rapidity with which unification subsequently took place may mislead some today to mistake the events of that period as preordained.
  2. Obviously, I didn't mislead anyone.
  3. Let me be clear: It is not our policy or practice to mislead Congress.

News

  1. Revlon Settles With SEC Over 2009 Stock Swap

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Revlon on Thursday settled Securities and Exchange Commission charges of misleading investors, for $850,000, without admitting or denying guilt. The SEC alleged that the cosmetics giant mislead its public investors in a 2009 shareholder swap with majority owner MacAndrews & Forbes. According to the SEC, Revlon violated securities laws by misleading investors on the value ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

  2. Chinese Man Arrested After Making Fake Alien And Posting UFO Encounter Online

    After posting details of his close encounter online, a Chinese farmer was arrested by authorities for making a fake alien and misleading the masses. The farmer, identified only as Mr. Li by Chinese media, built an alien sculpture out of chicken wire and rubber, and then posted the photo online. As soon as the photos reached Chinese police officers, they sought out Li and arrested him for ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

  3. James Clapper must go

    His attempts to mislead the nation -- and absurd claims afterward -- should get him fired and prosecuted        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Salon.com

Quotes

  1. In a rushed monotone, before a standing-room only audience, Kilpatrick told Wayne Circuit Judge David Groner: "I lied under oath in the case of Gary Brown and Harold Nelthrope versus the city of Detroit ...... I did so with the intent to mislead the...
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: Kwame Kilpatrick Source: USA Today

  2. "We know that the White House possesses documents that contain evidence of an attempt by senior administration officials to mislead the public by injecting doubt into the science of global warming and minimize the potential danger," said Waxman,...
    on Jan 30, 2007 By: Henry Waxman Source: FOXNews

  3. "It was never my intention to mislead this or any other court," Nifong said. "I certainly apologize to the court at this time for anything I might have said that was not correct."
    on Aug 31, 2007 By: Mike Nifong Source: Guardian Unlimited

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