HyperDic: lead_astray

English > 3 senses of the expression lead astray:
VERBsociallead astray, lead offteach immoral behavior to
motionlead astray, mislead, misdirect, misguidelead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
communicationlead astray, deceive, betraycause someone to believe an untruth
English > lead astray: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningteach immoral behavior to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymlead off
Broadercorrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirectcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
English > lead astray: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningLead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsmislead, misdirect, misguide
Broaderlead, take, direct, conduct, guideTake somebody somewhere
Spanishdesorientar, despistar
English > lead astray: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningCause someone to believe an untruth.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdeceive, betray
Narrowerbamboozle, snow, hoodwink, pull the wool over someone's eyes, lead by the nose, play falseconceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one acrossfool or hoax
pose, impersonate, personatepretend to be someone you are not
Broadermisinform, misleadGive false / false or misleading information to
OppositeundeceiveFree from deception or illusion
Spanishconfundir, engañar

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