lead astray

Definitions of lead astray

v lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions

misdirect, misguide, mislead
Type of:
conduct, direct, guide, lead, take
take somebody somewhere

v cause someone to believe an untruth

betray, deceive
free from deception or illusion
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impersonate, personate, pose
pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent intentions
bamboozle, hoodwink, lead by the nose, play false, pull the wool over someone's eyes, snow
conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end
befool, cod, dupe, fool, gull, put on, put one across, put one over, slang, take in
fool or hoax
pretend to be someone or something that you are not
kid, pull the leg of
tell false information to for fun
Type of:
misinform, mislead
give false or misleading information to

v teach immoral behavior to

lead off
Type of:
corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, misdirect, pervert, profane, subvert, vitiate
corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

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