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Meaning of LEAD ASTRAY

Pronunciation:  led u'strey

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  1. [v]  cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"
  2. [v]  lead someone in the wrong direction
  3. [v]  teach immoral behavior to; "It was common practice to lead off the young ones, and teach 'em bad habits."
 Synonyms: betray, deceive, lead off, misguide, mislead
 Antonyms: undeceive
 See Also: bamboozle, befool, cod, conduct, corrupt, debase, debauch, demoralise, demoralize, deprave, direct, dupe, fool, guide, gull, hoodwink, impersonate, lead, lead by the nose, misdirect, misinform, mislead, personate, pervert, play false, pose, profane, pull the wool over someone's eyes, put on, put one across, put one over, slang, snow, subvert, take, take in, vitiate