disinform

v. give erroneous information, supply incorrect information

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • disinform — disinformer, n. /dis in fawrm /, v.t. to give or supply disinformation to. [1975 80; back formation from DISINFORMATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • disinform — disinformer, n. /dis in fawrm /, v.t. to give or supply disinformation to. [1975 80; back formation from DISINFORMATION] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lie — For other uses, see Lie (disambiguation) A lie (also called prevarication, falsehood) is a type of deception in the form of an untruthful statement, especially with the intention to deceive others. To lie is to state something with disregard to… …   Wikipedia

  • disinformer — See disinform. * * * …   Universalium

  • delude — [v] deceive, fool beguile, betray, bluff, caboodle*, cheat, con, cozen, disinform, do a number on*, double cross, dupe*, gull*, hoax*, hoodwink*, illude, impose on, jive*, juggle*, lead up garden path*, misguide, mislead, mousetrap*, outfox, play …   New thesaurus

  • misinform — [v] give wrong information intentionally bait and switch*, cover up, deceive, disinform, doublespeak*, double talk*, lead astray, lie, misdirect, misguide, mislead, misstate, mousetrap*, pervert, prevaricate, put on*, put on an act*, put on false …   New thesaurus

  • trick — [n1] deceit ambush, artifice, blind, bluff, casuistry, cheat, chicanery, circumvention, con*, concealment, conspiracy, conundrum, cover, deception, decoy, delusion, device, disguise, distortion, dodge*, double dealing, duplicity, equivocation,… …   New thesaurus

  • dis|in|form — «DIHS ihn FRM», transitive verb. to give distorted or false information to: »to disinform the public. ╂[back formation from disinformation] …   Useful english dictionary

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