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lead on

verb

1 lead on

Entice or induce especially when unwise or mistaken.

Roget 693: direct, manage, govern, conduct; order, prescribe, cut out work for; bead, lead; lead the way, show the way; take the lead, lead on; regulate, ... show more



2 lead on

Be false to; be dishonest with.

synonyms: cozen, deceive, delude.

Dutch: bedriegen, misleiden


Moby thesaurus: 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 ... show more.

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