- 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
- 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
- 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
- mistake, misidentify - identify incorrectly; "Don't mistake her for her twin sister"
--1 is one way to identify
Derived form: noun mistaking1
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
- err, mistake, slip - to make a mistake or be incorrect
Derived forms: noun mistake3, noun mistake2, noun mistake1