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(Obsolete) To frustrate the hopes or plans of.
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  1. (Obsolete) To frustrate the hopes or plans of.
  2. To fool, as by false promises or wrong notions; mislead; deceive; trick
  3. To cause to hold a false belief; deceive thoroughly:
To deceive by trickery; swindle:
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  1. To deceive by trickery; swindle:
  2. To deprive of or destroy the effect of through error or ignorance
  3. (Informal) To be sexually unfaithful:
To cause to believe what is not true; mislead.
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  1. To cause to believe what is not true; mislead.
  2. To give a false impression:
  3. To use deceit; lie
To take something from by fraud; swindle:
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  1. To take something from by fraud; swindle:
To mislead by means of a petty trick or fraud; deceive.
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  1. To mislead by means of a petty trick or fraud; deceive.
  2. (Archaic) To cheat; to defraud; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way.
  3. To cheat; defraud
To defraud, cheat, or swindle:
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  1. To defraud, cheat, or swindle:
  2. To get away without paying (a debt, etc.)
  3. To cheat or swindle; defraud
  1. To absorb or comprehend.
  2. To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
  3. To receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.
To defeat (oneself) by going too far or by doing or trying to gain too much.
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  1. To defeat (oneself) by going too far or by doing or trying to gain too much.
  2. To outwit or cheat others.
  3. To get the better of, especially by deceitful cleverness; outwit.
(Archaic) To be more intelligent than
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  1. (Archaic) To be more intelligent than
  2. To surpass in cleverness or cunning; outsmart:
  3. To get the better of; to outsmart, to beat in a competition of wits.
  1. To entangle; to enmesh.
  2. To take or catch in or as if in a snare; trap.
  3. To entrap; to catch in a snare or trap.
To deceive or swindle
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  1. To deceive or swindle
  2. To cheat or deceive or to practice trickery or deception.
To entangle or catch in or as if in a mesh.
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  1. To entangle or catch in or as if in a mesh.
  2. To catch in or as in the meshes of a net; entangle
  3. To mesh; to tangle or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily separated, particularly in a mesh or net like manner.
To involve in difficulties or embarrassments; to embarrass, puzzle, or distract by adverse or perplexing circumstances, interests, demands, etc.; to hamper; to bewilder.
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  1. To involve in difficulties or embarrassments; to embarrass, puzzle, or distract by adverse or perplexing circumstances, interests, demands, etc.; to hamper; to bewilder.
  2. To involve in or as in a tangle; catch, as in a net, vine, etc., so that escape is difficult; ensnare
  3. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
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  1. To punish someone unjustly.
  2. To injure or kill.
  3. To dupe or cheat
To recall (a falcon) with a lure
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  1. To recall (a falcon) with a lure
  2. To attract by temptation etc.; to entice.
  3. To attract or entice, especially by wiles or temptation:
To mislead by cheating or tricking; deceive
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  1. To mislead by cheating or tricking; deceive
  2. To deprive (someone) of or out of something by deceit; cheat
  3. To deprive (someone) of something by guile or deceit; cheat:
To obtain by cajolery:
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  1. To obtain by cajolery:
  2. To win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk:
  3. To lead on with deception; entice or trick into doing or giving something, going somewhere, etc.
To deceive with a hoax
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  1. To deceive with a hoax
  2. To deceive or cheat by using a hoax.
To deceive (an unwary person).
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  1. To deceive (an unwary person).
  2. To swindle, deceive, or trick.
  3. To deceive by trickery; fool or cheat
To cheat or trick; dupe
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  1. To cheat or trick; dupe
To put food, etc. on (a hook or trap) to lure animals or fish
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  1. To put food, etc. on (a hook or trap) to lure animals or fish
  2. To set dogs upon (a chained animal, for example) for sport.
  3. To entice or provoke, especially by trickery or strategy:
To represent falsely; give an untrue or misleading idea of
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  1. To represent falsely; give an untrue or misleading idea of
  2. To give an incorrect or misleading representation of.
  3. To represent falsely; to inaccurately portray something.
To engage in a false display of confidence or aggression in order to deceive or intimidate someone:
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  1. To engage in a false display of confidence or aggression in order to deceive or intimidate someone:
  2. To manage to get (one's way) by bluffing
  3. To try to mislead opponents in a card game by heavy betting on a poor hand or by little or no betting on a good one.
To confuse; bewilder.
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  1. To confuse; bewilder.
  2. (Informal) To con, defraud, trick, to make a fool of, to humbug or impose on someone.
  3. To deceive or cheat by trickery; dupe
To defraud; swindle.
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  1. To defraud; swindle.
  2. To cheat or swindle, as in a confidence game
To dupe; deceive
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  1. To dupe; deceive
  2. To practice deception or trickery.
  3. To deceive or trick.
To deceive or swindle by deception.
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  1. To deceive or swindle by deception.
  2. To mislead or confuse by trickery; dupe
  3. To deceive or trick.
To mislead by cheating or tricking; deceive
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  1. To mislead by cheating or tricking; deceive
  2. To deprive (someone) of or out of something by deceit; cheat
  3. To deprive (someone) of something by guile or deceit; cheat:
To help the enemy of (one's country, cause, etc.); be a traitor to
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  1. To help the enemy of (one's country, cause, etc.); be a traitor to
  2. To give aid or information to an enemy of; commit treason against:
  3. To break faith with; fail to meet the hopes of
To try to mislead opponents in a card game by heavy betting on a poor hand or by little or no betting on a good one.
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  1. To try to mislead opponents in a card game by heavy betting on a poor hand or by little or no betting on a good one.
  2. To manage to get (one's way) by bluffing
  3. To engage in a false display of confidence or aggression in order to deceive or intimidate someone:
To mislead by means of a petty trick or fraud; deceive.
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  1. To mislead by means of a petty trick or fraud; deceive.
  2. (Archaic) To cheat; to defraud; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way.
  3. To persuade or induce to do something by cajoling or wheedling.
To cause to believe what is not true; mislead.
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  1. To cause to believe what is not true; mislead.
  2. To use deceit; lie
  3. To give a false impression:
(Obsolete) To frustrate the hopes or plans of.
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  1. (Obsolete) To frustrate the hopes or plans of.
  2. To cause to hold a false belief; deceive thoroughly:
  3. To fool, as by false promises or wrong notions; mislead; deceive; trick
To betray by acting in contradiction to a prior agreement.
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  1. To betray by acting in contradiction to a prior agreement.
  2. (Informal) To betray (a person) by doing the opposite of, or intentionally failing to do, what one has promised
  3. To betray or go back on
To deceive (an unwary person).
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  1. To deceive (an unwary person).
  2. To deceive by trickery; fool or cheat
  3. To swindle, deceive, or trick.
(Informal) To speak or act facetiously or in jest; joke:
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  1. (Informal) To speak or act facetiously or in jest; joke:
  2. To toy, tinker, or mess:
  3. To deceive or trick; dupe:
To deceive or swindle by deception.
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  1. To deceive or swindle by deception.
  2. To mislead or confuse by trickery; dupe
  3. To deceive or trick.
To practice deception or trickery.
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  1. To practice deception or trickery.
  2. To dupe; deceive
  3. To deceive or trick.
  1. To absorb or comprehend.
  2. To shorten (a garment) or make it smaller.
  3. To receive into your home for the purpose of processing for a fee.
To cheat or deceive or to practice trickery or deception.
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  1. To cheat or deceive or to practice trickery or deception.
  2. To deceive or swindle
To confuse; bewilder.
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  1. To confuse; bewilder.
  2. (Informal) To con, defraud, trick, to make a fool of, to humbug or impose on someone.
  3. To deceive or dupe; hoodwink.
To cause to do something, as by persuasion or compulsion:
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  1. To cause to do something, as by persuasion or compulsion:
  2. To possess an understanding of; know
  3. To get, take, receive, or obtain
To bluff, especially in poker
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  1. To bluff, especially in poker
  2. (Stud Poker) To bluff when one holds four cards of the same suit (four flush) instead of the five in a true flush
  3. (Informal) To pretend to be, have, or intend something so as to deceive; bluff
Find another word for mislead. In this page you can discover 55 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for mislead, like: delude, cheat, deceive, defraud, cozen, bilk, take-in, overreach, outwit, ensnare and trick.