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mis·in·form

 (mĭs′ĭn-fôrm′)
tr.v. mis·in·formed, mis·in·form·ing, mis·in·forms
To provide with incorrect information.

mis′in·form′ant (-fôr′mənt), mis′in·form′er n.
mis·in′for·ma′tion n.

misinform

(ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːm)
vb
(tr) to give incorrect information to
ˌmisinˈformant, ˌmisinˈformer n
misinformation n

mis•in•form

(ˌmɪs ɪnˈfɔrm)

v.t.
to give false or misleading information to.
[1350–1400]
mis`in•form′ant, mis`in•form′er, n.
mis`in•for•ma•tion (-fərˈmeɪ ʃən) n.

misinform


Past participle: misinformed
Gerund: misinforming

Imperative
misinform
misinform
Present
I misinform
you misinform
he/she/it misinforms
we misinform
you misinform
they misinform
Preterite
I misinformed
you misinformed
he/she/it misinformed
we misinformed
you misinformed
they misinformed
Present Continuous
I am misinforming
you are misinforming
he/she/it is misinforming
we are misinforming
you are misinforming
they are misinforming
Present Perfect
I have misinformed
you have misinformed
he/she/it has misinformed
we have misinformed
you have misinformed
they have misinformed
Past Continuous
I was misinforming
you were misinforming
he/she/it was misinforming
we were misinforming
you were misinforming
they were misinforming
Past Perfect
I had misinformed
you had misinformed
he/she/it had misinformed
we had misinformed
you had misinformed
they had misinformed
Future
I will misinform
you will misinform
he/she/it will misinform
we will misinform
you will misinform
they will misinform
Future Perfect
I will have misinformed
you will have misinformed
he/she/it will have misinformed
we will have misinformed
you will have misinformed
they will have misinformed
Future Continuous
I will be misinforming
you will be misinforming
he/she/it will be misinforming
we will be misinforming
you will be misinforming
they will be misinforming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misinforming
you have been misinforming
he/she/it has been misinforming
we have been misinforming
you have been misinforming
they have been misinforming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misinforming
you will have been misinforming
he/she/it will have been misinforming
we will have been misinforming
you will have been misinforming
they will have been misinforming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misinforming
you had been misinforming
he/she/it had been misinforming
we had been misinforming
you had been misinforming
they had been misinforming
Conditional
I would misinform
you would misinform
he/she/it would misinform
we would misinform
you would misinform
they would misinform
Past Conditional
I would have misinformed
you would have misinformed
he/she/it would have misinformed
we would have misinformed
you would have misinformed
they would have misinformed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misinform - give false or misleading information tomisinform - give false or misleading information to
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
lie - tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive; "Don't lie to your parents"; "She lied when she told me she was only 29"
beat around the bush, equivocate, palter, prevaricate, tergiversate - be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information
exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overstate, amplify, magnify, overdraw - to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
sandbag - downplay one's ability (towards others) in a game in order to deceive, as in gambling
deceive, lead astray, betray - cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"

misinform

verb mislead, deceive, misdirect, misguide, give someone a bum steer (informal, chiefly U.S.) He has been misinformed by members of his own party.
Translations
يُعْطي مَعْلومات خاطِئَه
nesprávně informovat
fejlinformere
rosszul tájékoztat
gefa rangar/villandi upplÿsingar
neteisingai informuoti
dezinformēt
nesprávne informovať
yanlış bilgilendirmek

misinform

[ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːm] VTinformar mal

misinform

[ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːrm] vt (= mislead) → donner des informations erronées à, induire en erreur
to be misinformed (= given incorrect information) → être mal informé

misinform

vtfalsch informieren or unterrichten; you’ve been misinformedman hat Sie or Sie sind falsch informiert; does the press misinform the public?verbreitet die Presse falsche Informationen?

misinform

[ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːm] vtinformare male, dare informazioni erronee

misinform

(misinˈfoːm) verb
to give wrong information to.

misinform

v. dar una información errónea.
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I find that these articles misinform your readers by claiming more road/parking space decreases congestion.
I find that these articles misinform your readers by claiming that more road/parking space decreases congestion.
If you find that the State proved beyond a reasonable doubt that the [office of the sheriff] [Florida Department of Law Enforcement] did not misinform (defendant) or did not otherwise prevent [him] [her] from complying with the registration requirements, you should find [him] [her] guilty, if all of the elements of the charge have also been proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
These cuddly little critters are being used as a cunning weapon to misinform and mislead the general public about the real issues at Newborough and to effectively drive huge losses in biodiversity.