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synonyms for misinform

  • deceive
  • misguide
  • mislead
  • lie
  • misdirect
  • misstate
  • pervert
  • prevaricate
  • signify
  • bait-and-switch
  • cover up
  • disinform
  • double-talk
  • doublespeak
  • lead astray
  • mousetrap
  • put on
  • put on an act
  • put on false front
  • put up a smokescreen
  • string along
  • wrong steer
See also synonyms for: misinformation / misinformed

antonyms for misinform

MOST RELEVANT
  • straighten
  • inform
  • tell all
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How to use misinform in a sentence

Now a new poll from Gallup lays bare just how badly misinformed the unvaccinated are on that latter count.
HOW BADLY UNVACCINATED REPUBLICANS ARE MISINFORMED, IN ONE STATAARON BLAKESEPTEMBER 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s also obvious that the efficient pursuit of a malicious goal—such as deliberately harming or misinforming people—makes the world worse, not better.
WHY SILICON VALLEY'S OPTIMIZATION MINDSET SETS US UP FOR FAILUREROB REICH, MEHRAN SAHAMI AND JEREMY M. WEINSTEINSEPTEMBER 10, 2021TIME
In general, he notes that we should think more about how a diversity of online information sources, including search engines, work together in order to inform people or misinform people.
TWITTER’S EFFORTS TO TACKLE MISLEADING TWEETS JUST MADE THEM THRIVE ELSEWHERECHARLOTTE HUAUGUST 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A person having an advanced degree, holding public office or hailing from a community that needs covering doesn’t preclude them from writing stories that are misleading, misinforming or slanderous.
MEDIA BRIEFING: HOW MEDIA COMPANIES’ DE&I EFFORTS, OFFICE RETURN STATUSES ARE AFFECTING HIRINGTIM PETERSONJUNE 17, 2021DIGIDAY
Whitehurst-Payne said she and board president Richard Barrera have said in various interviews that Montgomery Steppe has been misinformed and that the school is doing great.
MORNING REPORT: UNION HELPED FIRED CSUM PROFESSOR KEEP HIS JOBVOICE OF SAN DIEGOMAY 26, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
They misinform; they mislead; they corrupt, or tend to corrupt, taste.
EPHEMERA CRITICAJOHN CHURTON COLLINS
"Whaever tell't ye that, didna misinform ye," replied the old woman drily.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND VOLUME 21ALEXANDER LEIGHTON
Elsewhere he saith, that our Eyes misinform us not, but faithfully transmit their resentment to the mind.
THE PHILOSOPHY OF NATURAL THEOLOGYWILLIAM JACKSON
Such copies can kindle no enthusiasm, and they virtually misinform the student.
THE LIFE, LETTERS AND WORK OF FREDERIC LEIGHTONMRS. RUSSELL BARRINGTON
Now, what possible end can be served by books like these, except to misguide and misinform?
EPHEMERA CRITICAJOHN CHURTON COLLINS
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