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misdirect

mis·di·rect

misdirect

 
pronunciation:
mIs d rekt
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: misdirected, misdirecting, misdirects
definition 1: to lead or direct incorrectly; give the wrong directions to.
He was misdirecting the traffic.
similar words:
mislead
definition 2: to put the wrong address on (a letter) or, of the postal service, to send (a letter) to the wrong address.
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