Mislead vs. Misinformed - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Mislead (verb)

    To lead astray, in a false direction.

  • Mislead (verb)

    To deceive by telling lies or otherwise giving a false impression.

  • Mislead (verb)

    To deceptively trick into something wrong.

    "The preacher elaborated Satan's ways to mislead us into sin"

  • Mislead (verb)

    To accidentally or intentionally confuse.

  • Misinformed (verb)

    simple past tense and past participle of misinform

Oxford Dictionary

  • Mislead (verb)

    cause (someone) to have a wrong idea or impression

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

Webster Dictionary

  • Mislead

    To lead into a wrong way or path; to lead astray; to guide into error; to cause to mistake; to deceive.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Mislead (verb)

    lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions;

    "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver"

  • Mislead (verb)

    give false or misleading information to

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