Definitions

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

  • transitive verb To cause to be misguided; mislead.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Misguidance; guidance into error; hence, trespass; error; sin.
  • To guide erroneously; give a wrong direction to; lead astray in action or thought.
  • To ill-use; maltreat.
  • Synonyms To mislead, misdirect.

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

  • transitive verb To guide wrongly; to lead astray.
  • noun obsolete Misguidance; error.

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

  • verb To guide poorly or incorrectly.

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

  • verb give bad advice to
  • verb lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

mis- +‎ guide

Examples

  • President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was re-elected last month by a wide margin, largely because of support from the country's Sihanalese majority, said Tamil leaders should not "misguide" people or harbor political ambitions based on ethnicity.

    CBS 2 - KCAL 9 - Los Angeles - Southern California - LA Breaking News, Weather, Traffic, Sports

  • President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was re-elected last month by a wide margin, largely because of support from the country's Sinhalese majority, said Tamil leaders should not "misguide" people or harbour political ambitions based on ethnicity.

    Zee News : India National

  • President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was re-elected last month by a wide margin, largely because of support from the country's Sinhalese majority, said Tamil leaders should not "misguide" people or harbour political ambitions based on ethnicity or region.

    News

  • But if I am trying to get underneath that a little bit, why have you assumed that strategically kind of misguide or silly to go after volume but surely in this environment especially as your competitors have decided differently on that strategic matter?

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was re-elected last month by a wide margin, largely because of support from the country's Sinhalese majority, said Tamil leaders should not "misguide" people or harbour political ambitions based on ethnicity.

    Zee News : India National

  • President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was re-elected last month by a wide margin, largely because of support from the country's Sihanalese majority, said Tamil leaders should not "misguide" people or harbor political ambitions based on ethnicity.

    CBS 2 - KCAL 9 - Los Angeles - Southern California - LA Breaking News, Weather, Traffic, Sports

  • "misguide" people or harbor political ambitions based on ethnicity.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • "misguide" people or harbor political ambitions based on ethnicity.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • "misguide" people or harbor political ambitions based on ethnicity.

    ajc.com - News

  • "misguide" people or harbor political ambitions based on ethnicity.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.