Meaning of “mislead” - Learner’s Dictionary

mislead

verb [ T ] uk us /mɪsˈliːd/ (past tense and past participle misled /mɪsˈled/)

to make someone believe something that is untrue by giving them information that is wrong or not complete:

[ often passive ] She claims the public was misled by the government.

(Definition of “mislead” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)