(redirected from misdirected)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • verb

Synonyms for misdirect

lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions

put a wrong address on


Related Words

References in classic literature ?
If I might venture to remark that it is the least in the world deficient in that delicacy to which a youth mistaken, a character misconceived, and abilities misdirected, would turn for relief and guidance, I should express what it presents to my own view.
How often so dragged down by hands that should have raised her up; how often so misdirected when losing her way on the eternal road, and asking guidance
The unhappy man whose ravings are recorded above, was a melancholy instance of the baneful results of energies misdirected in early life, and excesses prolonged until their consequences could never be repaired.
But his conviction was yesterday overturned by judges sitting at London's But his conviction was yesterday overturned by judges sitting at London's Criminal Appeal Court, who said the trial judge misdirected the jury about the nature of the waste involved.
Three judges yesterday heard claims that the judge at Beck's trial misdirected the jury and failed to present the evidence in an impartial way.
Once the FTB receives the fax, it will send your client FTB 3851, Taxpayer Affidavit of Misdirected Refund Deposit, to complete and return.
But at a recent hearing, Mr Woolas's legal team asked three senior judges to rule the election court misdirected itself in law.
Her QC, John Charles Rees, said the jury's verdict should not stand because the panel had been misdirected as to the law on self defence by the trial judge.
Misdirected parental care is intra- or interspecific care directed toward the young of an unrelated bird (Shy 1982, Price et al.
In recent years, Japanese government officials have launched high-profile investigations on allegedly misdirected high-accuracy CMMs and other production equipment.
IF YOU have a spam filter on your email it does sometime pay to dig around for misdirected post.
When Siddique launched his appeal he claimed trial judge Lord Carloway misdirected the jury.
We have already heard evidence from one of the staff contributors at the Riverside meeting, that there has already been a death on Teesside as a result of a misdirected ambulance from Tyneside.
A village cul-de-sac is to be renamed in a bid to stop lorries getting stuck after being misdirected by their satellite navigation systems.
FINANCE firm Capital One, specialists in beating ID theft, told the ECHO that anyone finding the misdirected haul could have applied for credit cards, loans and other financial products in their name.