Definition of "lead astray" [lead astray]

  • (verb) To cause (someone) to believe an untruth.
  • (verb) To misguide or misdirect.

Use "lead astray" in a sentence

  • "Then we have the gallant, gay Lothario, who not only fails to lead astray the lovely Fanny Price, but is converted by her to worthier aims, and ends by becoming the best friend and benefactor of her and her rustic suitor."

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