Inform and Misinform


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Inform verb – To give information to.
Usage example: chose teaching as a career because it affords the opportunity to inform a whole generation of young minds

Misinform is an antonym for inform.
Nearby Words: information, informal, informed, informer, informative
Antonyms for Inform


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Misinform verb – To cause to believe what is untrue.
Inform is an antonym for misinform in give wrong information intentionally topic.
Nearby Words: misinformation, misinforming
Antonyms for Misinform
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kids inform kids misinform kids
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Misinform or Inform. 2016. Accessed December 04, 2020.

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