mislead

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌmɪsˈliːd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/mɪsˈlid/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mis lēd)


Inflections of 'mislead' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
misleads
v 3rd person singular
misleading
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
misled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
misled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

mislead

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. misled [consumers, his friend, students, the public]
  2. the [government, press, company] misled [the people, its customers]
  3. misled about [taxes, foreign policy, new laws]
  4. misled as to the [state, nature, size, number] of
  5. misled on the [subject, question] of
  6. misled by [friends, his agent, her financial adviser]
  7. misled by [false, inaccurate, unverified] information
  8. misled by [advertising, advertisements, the commercial]
  9. mislead you into [thinking, accepting, agreeing]
  10. misled (them) into buying [property, shares, the car]
  11. [directions, instructions] that often mislead
  12. which could mislead [consumers, customers, viewers]
  13. mislead [everyone, anyone, most people, many]
  14. [found, are] guilty of misleading
  15. misled into a false sense of security
  16. misled and [cheated, confused, deceived]
  17. [commonly, often, unfortunately, regretfully] misled
  18. misled down the wrong [street, road, highway, path]
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