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Meaning of MISDIRECT

Pronunciation:  `misdI'rekt

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality; "debauch the young people with wine and women"; "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men"; "Do school counselors subvert young children?"; "corrupt the morals"

MISDIRECT is a 9 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, pervert, profane, subvert, vitiate
 See Also: alter, bastardise, bastardize, carnalise, carnalize, change, infect, lead astray, lead off, poison, sensualise, sensualize, suborn, whore



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mis`di*rect"\, v. t.
To give a wrong direction to; as, to misdirect a passenger,
or a letter; to misdirect one's energies. --Shenstone.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: be negligent, bias, bowl a googly, color, corrupt, garble, lead astray, maladminister, misaddress, misadminister, misadvise, misconduct, misconstrue, miseducate, misgovern, misguide, mishandle, misinform, misinstruct, misinterpret, mislead, mismanage, misrender, misrepresent, misrule, misteach, misuse, mystify, obfuscate, obscure, pervert, slant, strain, throw a curve, torture, varnish