Synonyms for lead astray

Synonyms for (verb) lead astray

Synonyms: lead astray, deceive, betray

Definition: cause someone to believe an untruth

Usage: The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house

Similar words: misinform, mislead

Definition: give false or misleading information to


Synonyms: lead astray, misdirect, misguide, mislead

Definition: lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions

Usage: The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver

Similar words: direct, conduct, guide, lead, take

Definition: take somebody somewhere

Usage: We lead him to our chief; can you take me to the main entrance?; He conducted us to the palace


Synonyms: lead astray, lead off

Definition: teach immoral behavior to

Usage: It was common practice to lead off the young ones, and teach them bad habits

Similar words: debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, corrupt, subvert, profane, misdirect, pervert, vitiate

Definition: corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

Usage: debauch the young people with wine and women; Socrates was accused of corrupting young men; Do school counselors subvert young children?; corrupt the morals