Noun mistake has 3 senses
  1. mistake, error, fault - a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
    --1 is a kind of nonaccomplishment, nonachievement
    --1 has particulars:
     blot, smear, smirch, spot, stain; confusion, mix-up; incursion; miscalculation, misreckoning, misestimation; distortion; slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis; oversight, lapse; omission, skip; blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo; ballup, balls-up, cockup, mess-up; stupidity, betise, folly, foolishness, imbecility; revoke, renege
    Derived form: verb mistake2
  2. mistake, misunderstanding, misapprehension - an understanding of something that is not correct; "he wasn't going to admit his mistake"; "make no mistake about his intentions"; "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister"
    --2 is a kind of misconception
    Derived form: verb mistake2
  3. error, mistake - part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors"
    --3 is a kind of misstatement
    --3 has particulars:
     corrigendum; misprint, erratum, typographical error, typo, literal error, literal
    Derived form: verb mistake2
,Verb mistake has 2 senses
  1. mistake, misidentify - identify incorrectly; "Don't mistake her for her twin sister"
    --1 is one way to identify
    Derived form: noun mistaking1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. err, mistake, slip - to make a mistake or be incorrect
    Derived forms: noun mistake3, noun mistake2, noun mistake1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s