Definitions

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

  • transitive verb To provide with incorrect information.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To inform erroneously or falsely; make a wrong statement to; give wrong or misleading instruction to.
  • To testify falsely; make false or misleading statements.

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

  • transitive verb To give untrue information to; to inform wrongly.
  • intransitive verb rare To give untrue information; (with against) to calumniate.

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

  • verb transitive to give or deliver false, fake, or misleading information with intent to deceive

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

  • verb give false or misleading information to

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

mis- +‎ inform

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