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sends a wild-goose chase

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Synonyms for sends a wild-goose chase

verb take attention away
  • deter
  • detract
  • discourage
  • distract
  • abstract
  • detach
  • disengage
  • dissuade
  • disturb
  • sidetrack
  • stall
  • attract attention
  • bend the rules
  • catch flies
  • circumlocute
  • disadvise
  • draw away
  • get around
  • lead astray
  • lead away
  • send on a wild-goose chase

Antonyms for sends a wild-goose chase

  • encourage
  • attach
  • combine
  • connect
  • unite
  • anger
  • be direct
  • irritate
  • keep to
  • maintain
  • make mad
  • stay
  • upset
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.