Words Like MISTAKE

We have put together a list of words that are similar to MISTAKE.

21 Alternative Words Similar to mistake

1 Error Noun      Synonym Words Like Error
2 Fault Noun      Synonym Words Like Fault
3 Misconception Noun      Synonym Words Like Misconception
4 Err Verb      Synonym Words Like Err
5 Slip Verb      Synonym Words Like Slip
6 Identify Verb      Synonym Words Like Identify
7 Blot Noun      Hyponym Words Like Blot
8 Cockup Noun      Hyponym
9 Skip Noun      Hyponym Words Like Skip
10 Spot Noun      Hyponym Words Like Spot
11 Smirch Noun      Hyponym Words Like Smirch
12 Smear Noun      Hyponym Words Like Smear
13 Lapse Noun      Hyponym Words Like Lapse
14 Ballup Noun      Hyponym
15 Offside Noun      Hyponym
16 Fuckup Noun      Hyponym
17 Stain Noun      Hyponym Words Like Stain
18 Corrigendum Noun      Hyponym
19 Confound Verb      Hyponym Words Like Confound
20 Confuse Verb      Hyponym Words Like Confuse
21 Misremember Verb      Hyponym

6 examples of mistake

1 to mistake a remark; to mistake one's meaning.
2 to mistake one person for another
3 make no mistake about his intentions
4 there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister
5 I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
6 she was quick to point out my errors

10 definitions of mistake

1 To take or choose wrongly.
2 To take in a wrong sense; to misunderstand misapprehend, or misconceive
3 To substitute in thought or perception.
4 To have a wrong idea of in respect of character, qualities, etc.; to misjudge.
5 To err in knowledge, perception, opinion, or judgment; to commit an unintentional error.
6 An apprehending wrongly; a misconception; a misunderstanding; a fault in opinion or judgment; an unintentional error of conduct.
7 Misconception, error, which when non-negligent may be ground for rescinding a contract, or for refusing to perform it.
8 an understanding of something that is not correct
9 a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
10 part of a statement that is not correct
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