lead on

verb

Definition of lead on 

transitive verb

: to entice or induce to adopt or continue in a course or belief especially when unwise or mistaken

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Examples of lead on in a Sentence

a con man whose dupes are usually led on by their own greed and eagerness to turn an easy buck

First Known Use of lead on

1598, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lead on was in 1598

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