from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To aim (a blow or projectile, for example) badly.
  • transitive verb To give wrong instructions or directions to.
  • transitive verb To put a wrong address on (a piece of mail).

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To direct wrongly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To give a wrong direction to

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To direct something wrongly
  • verb To put the incorrect address on a mail item

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

  • verb put a wrong address on
  • verb lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
  • verb corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality


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