Another word for mislead
delude, cheat, deceive, defraud, cozen, bilk, take in, overreach, outwit, ensnare, trick, enmesh, entangle, victimize, lure, beguile, inveigle, hoax, dupe, gull, bait, misrepresent, bluff, give a bum steer*, throw off the scent*, lead one on a merry chase*, bamboozle*, gull*, dupe*, scam*, humbug*, hoodwink*, put someone on*; see also deceive, lie 1. See syn. study at deceive.
Another word for misleadverb
To cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation:beguile, betray, bluff, cozen, deceive, delude, double-cross, dupe, fool, hoodwink, humbug, take in, trick. (Informal) bamboozle, have. (Slang) four-flush. Idioms: lead astray, play false, pull the wool over someone's eyes, put something over on, take for a ride. See honest