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Meaning of LEAD ON

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  1. [v]  entice or induce esp. when unwise or mistaken
  2. [v]  be false to; be dishonest with
 Synonyms: cozen, deceive, delude
 See Also: befool, betray, cheat, cheat on, chisel, cuckold, ensnare, entice, entrap, fob, fool, fox, frame, gull, hoax, humbug, lure, play a joke on, play a trick on, pull a fast one on, pull someone's leg, sell, set up, shill, tempt, trick, victimise, victimize, wander



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 Related Terms: act on, allure, approach, bait, bait the hook, be responsible for, bear upon, blandish, cajole, call the signals, captain, carry on, coax, command, conduct, control, coquet, dally, decoy, direct, draw, draw in, draw on, engineer, ensnare, entice, entrap, exert influence, flirt, flirt with, fool, get cozy with, give the come-on, govern, handle, head, head up, inveigle, lead, lobby, lobby through, lure, magnetize, make advances, make overtures, make the rules, make up to, manage, maneuver, manipulate, mastermind, offer bait to, officer, order, prescribe, pull strings, pull the strings, quarterback, regulate, rope in, run, seduce, skipper, string along, suck in, take command, take the lead, tempt, toll, toy, wanton, wire-pull, woo, work on