Synonyms for (verb) misdirect

Synonyms: misaddress, misdirect

Definition: put a wrong address on

Usage: misdirect the letter

Similar words: direct, address

Definition: put an address on (an envelope)


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: 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

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue