misdirect

Definitions of misdirect
  1. verb
    lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    “The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver”
    synonyms: lead astray, misguide, mislead
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    type of:
    conduct, direct, guide, lead, take
    take somebody somewhere
  2. verb
    put a wrong address on
    misdirect the letter”
    synonyms: misaddress
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    type of:
    address, direct
    put an address on (an envelope)
  3. verb
    corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
    synonyms: corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, pervert, profane, subvert, vitiate
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    carnalise, carnalize, sensualise, sensualize
    debase through carnal gratification
    infect
    corrupt with ideas or an ideology
    lead astray, lead off
    teach immoral behavior to
    poison
    spoil as if by poison
    bastardise, bastardize
    change something so that its value declines; for example, art forms
    suborn
    incite to commit a crime or an evil deed
    type of:
    alter, change, modify
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
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