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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To advise wrongly.

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  • v. To give bad advice

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To give bad counsel to.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To give bad advice to.
  • To misinform; deceive; cause or lead to act under a misapprehension.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. give bad advice to

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Examples

  • Her program is just another means to misadvise others with the authority invested in her by Fox and their affiliates.

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  • His advisors will misadvise him with disingenuous drivel such as, "we can live with a nuclear Iran."

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  • Beware of Gossips, for they will misadvise you; beware of the sollicitations of the flesh, for they will undo you; and though you may have mean thoughts of your self, and think none will meddle with such as you; it is a mistake, Hungry Dogs will eat dirty Puddings; and I my self have known a brave Gallant to fall foul with the Wench of the Skullery, when some others would have hazarded their life for one sole enjoyment of that incomparable Lady his Wife, he so ingratefully slighted.

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