The use of a strained figure of speech, such as a mixed metaphor.
To misinterpret or misunderstand
The definition of an error is a mistake or the state of being wrong.
A typographical error.
An error in reasoning; flaw or defect in argument
An error in printing or writing, especially such an error noted in a list of corrections and bound into a book.
A ludicrously illogical or incongruous mistake in statement (Ex.: I'm glad I hate onions because if I liked onions, I'd eat them, and I can't stand onions)
A mistake typically caused by ignorance or carelessness.
Perplexity is a feeling of being confused.
(Figuratively) An error; a failure; a mistake.
A mistake in conduct; faux pas
A mistake; error
A slip of the tongue, pen, or memory; small error or failing
An instance of being inaccurate; an error.
(Obs.) To go astray; wander
To interpret or explain wrongly.
To conceive wrongly; interpret incorrectly; misunderstand
To make a gross error in judgement.
(Archaic) To pass over or by.
To associate socially or get along with others:
To snarl is to say something mean in a bad tempered way, or when an animal bares its teeth and growls.
(Intransitive) to be forced into some kind of situation
Botch is defined as to make errors or do something in a clumsy, sloppy manner.
To confuse is to make someone bewildered or unable to understand, or to mistake one thing for something else.
To fail to understand correctly; misinterpret
To apprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.
Substitute means to use something instead of the originally needed item or to have a person do something for another.
To judge too highly
To omit is to leave something out or to fail to do something.
To fall into sin or error; do wrong
A quarrel or disagreement
An unintentional, careless mistake or omission
The definition of misconception is a misunderstanding, or something perceived inaccurately.
A clumsy social error; a faux pas:
A blunder or an error.
A sexual practice or act considered abnormal or deviant.
(Zoology, botany) Atypical development or structure; deviation from the normal type; an aberrant organ. [Mid 19th century.]
A vague notion, remembrance, or belief:
A false idea or conception; belief or opinion not in accord with the facts
(Psychiatry) A false, persistent belief maintained in spite of evidence to the contrary
An error; an oversight.
A fact or truth unquestionably established.
(Law) The establishment of the truth or falsity of an allegation by evidence.
To explain or tell the meaning of; to expound; to translate orally into intelligible or familiar language or terms; to decipher; to define; -- applied especially to language, but also to dreams, signs, conduct, mysteries, etc.; as, to interpret the Hebrew language to an Englishman; to interpret an Indian speech.
To grasp mentally; understand
To have sympathy or tolerance:
Explain is defined as to make something clear or to account for something or tell why something happened.
To go under cover.
The gaining of fame or prosperity:
Exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; degree of conformity of a measure to a true or standard value.
(Mathematics, countable) The result of calculating.
Punishment intended to rehabilitate or improve.
(Archaic) Carnal knowledge.
To indicate or mark the errors in:
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