HyperDic: misdirect

English > 3 senses of the word misdirect:
VERBsocialmisdirect, corrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, depravecorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
motionmisdirect, mislead, misguide, lead astraylead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
communicationmisdirect, misaddressput a wrong address on
misdirect > pronunciation
Soundsmihsdihreh'kt
Rhymesabject ... wrecked: 66 rhymes with ehkt...
English > misdirect: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymscorrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave
Narrowerbastardize, bastardisechange something so that its value declines
infectCorrupt with ideas or an ideology / ideology
lead off, lead astrayteach immoral behavior to
poisonspoil as if by poison
sensualize, sensualise, carnalize, carnalisedebase through carnal gratification
subornincite to commit a crime or an evil deed
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishcorromper, depravar, desmoralizar, desviar, envilecer, pervertir, profanar, solo miembro embrujar, subvertir, viciar
Catalancorrompre, pervertir
English > misdirect: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningLead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver"
Synonymsmislead, misguide, lead astray
Broaderlead, take, direct, conduct, guideTake somebody somewhere
Spanishdesorientar, despistar
Nounsmisdirectionincorrect directions or instructions
English > misdirect: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningput a wrong address on.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"misdirect the letter"
Synonymmisaddress
Broaderaddress, directput an address on (an envelope)

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