Mistake synonyms

mĭ-stāk'
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A mistake.
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An instance of being confused:
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To make too low an estimate of the quantity, degree, or worth of:
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A confused or disordered condition; mess, jumble, etc.
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A misunderstanding
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An instance of being inadvertent; an oversight.
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(Idiomatic) To fail to take advantage of an opportunity; to overlook or be too late to pursue an option or course of action.
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(Slang) An erect penis. [from mid-20th c.]
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To fail to see the difference; to mix up; to confuse right and wrong.
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A statement that is false. Usually indicating an error rather than an intentional lie.
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An act of misjudging, a mistake in judgment.
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To understand incorrectly, while thinking one has understood correctly.
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To construe wrongly; misinterpret or misunderstand
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The definition of a misunderstanding is a situation where something is not understood properly, or a quarrel or disagreement.
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The definition of erroneous is something that is incorrect or in error.
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Fault means a mistake or a weakness.
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A blatant mistake or misjudgment.
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The definition of a blunder is a foolish mistake.
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An inaccurate explanation, interpretation, or report; a misunderstanding.
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A misunderstanding
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Suspicion; doubt
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A confusion; jumble
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To pass gradually or smoothly; slip:
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To feel the absence of someone or something, sometimes with regret.
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To overlook is defined as to look at from a high place, or to miss something by mistake or on purpose.
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To let go
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To esteem too greatly.
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(Intransitive) To serve as a replacement (for someone or something)
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To fail to apprehend correctly; misunderstand
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To conceive wrongly; interpret incorrectly; misunderstand
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Misinterpret is defined as to incorrectly describe or understand something.
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To fail to differentiate (one person or thing) from another:
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To spoil by poor work or poor performance; bungle
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Tangle is defined as to fight, trap, or make a knot.
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To speak crossly; to talk in rude, surly terms.
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To combine or join:
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(Archaic) To fall headlong from a horse.
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(Idiomatic) To misspeak; to say something embarrassing or wrong.
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The quality of being established as true:
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A misunderstanding
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(Obsolete) To pass to a person by way of inheritance.
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To make something plain or comprehensible:
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The definition of adrift is someone or something moving aimlessly without power, direction or restrictions.
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Wrong; faulty; out of order; improper; as, it may not be amiss to ask advice.
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Turned or twisted toward one side; crooked, distorted, out of place.
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The definition of fallible is capable of making mistakes or errors.
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Based on error; wrong:
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of sophists.
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Seemingly well-reasoned, plausible or true, but actually fallacious.
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A mistaken thought, idea, or notion; a misunderstanding:
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An omission; something that is left out, missed or forgotten.
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A fallacious or illogical argument or conclusion.
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A staged trip or fall, often for comedic purposes.
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Erroneous or improper usage; absurdity.
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(Colloquial, dated) A compositor; a typographer.
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To indicate to fishermen, by shouts or signals from shore, the direction taken by the shoals of herring.
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(US) To make a mistake in.
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To count or estimate incorrectly.
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(Intransitive) to step badly or incorrectly
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(Uncountable) Sympathy.
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An amount or quantity added or subtracted in order to correct.
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The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; nicety; correctness
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A demonstration of the truth of a mathematical or logical statement, based on axioms and theorems derived from those axioms.
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The achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted:
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(Computing) The state of an algorithm that correctly mirrors its specification.
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To become aware of the intended meaning of (a person or remark, for example):
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To become aware of (something) directly through any of the senses, especially sight or hearing:
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The definition of comprehend means to understand the meaning or to include someone or something as a part.
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mix up, misunderstand
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mix up, misunderstand
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Interpret is defined as to translate or explain what something means.
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(Uncountable) Incorrect calibration of a measuring device, or incorrect use; lack of precision.
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The characteristic of being incorrect.
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(Sports) In a cue sport, to make an error in hitting the ball with the cue.
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An error in conduct or thinking; a mistake.
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To err is defined as to make a mistake or to do something wrong.
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To read wrongly
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To make or put right:
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A social blunder
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A false belief or opinion:
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The definition of an illusion is an idea or something you can see that isn’t real.
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The act by which things are confounded, or confused.
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The illegal misuse of money or property in lawful keeping.
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The action of perverting someone or something; humiliation; debasement.
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Something that perplexes:
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A misunderstanding
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A person who buys commodities or securities in anticipation of a rise in prices or who tries by speculative purchases to effect such a rise.
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A statement or an argument based on a false or invalid inference.
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An embarrassing or tactless blunder (especially used in social situations and contexts); a misstep.
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A blunder
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A mistake in speech or action in which a person supposedly shows his or her true subconscious desires.
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The definition of a malapropism is using the wrong word for something, especially one that sounds similar.
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The definition of a misperception is a mistaken belief, idea or interpretation about something.
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Something deduced by calculating; estimate; plan
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The quality of being in accordance with experience, facts, or reality; conformity with fact
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(Intransitive) To fall or stumble.
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(Idiomatic) To prepare something from ingredients that are mixed.
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To mistake the identity.
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The act of wandering; deviation from truth, moral rectitude; abnormal; divergence from the straight, correct, proper, normal, or from the natural state. [Late 16th century.]
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To judge wrongly or unfairly
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Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study:
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To come upon accidentally or unexpectedly:
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To work or act ineptly or inefficiently.
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