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English verb: misguide

1. misguide (motion) lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions

SamplesThe pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver.

Synonymslead astray, misdirect, mislead

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)conduct, direct, guide, lead, take

2. misguide (communication) give bad advice to

ExamplesSam cannot misguide Sue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)advise, counsel, rede

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