mistake definition

  • noun:
    • An error or fault resulting from flawed judgment, lacking understanding, or negligence.
    • A misconception or misunderstanding.
    • a mistake; a blunder.
    • A pitch that has been intended to be pitched in a hard hitting place, but rather results in a simple hitting destination
    • An apprehending wrongly; a misconception; a misunderstanding; a fault in viewpoint or wisdom; an unintentional mistake of conduct.
    • Misconception, error, which whenever non-negligent might be ground for rescinding a contract, or for refusing to execute it.
    • one for action, viewpoint, or judgment; especially, myth, misapprehension, or misunderstanding; an erroneous view, act, or omission, arising from lack of knowledge, confusion, misplaced confidence, etc.; a slip; a fault; one; a blunder.
    • In law, an erroneous mental conception that affects the will and leads to activity. Pomeroy.
    • Synonyms Error, Bull, etc. See blunder.
    • an awareness of something which just isn't correct
    • a wrong activity attributable to bad view or lack of knowledge or inattention
    • part of a statement that is not proper
  • verb-transitive:
    • to comprehend wrongly; misinterpret: mistook my politeness for friendliness.
    • To recognize or recognize incorrectly: He mistook her for her sibling.
    • To simply take or select wrongly.
    • to take a wrong good sense; to misunderstand misapprehend, or misconceive
    • To replace in thought or perception.
    • to own an incorrect idea of in respect of personality, characteristics, etc.; to misjudge.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • In order to make an error; err.
    • To err in knowledge, perception, viewpoint, or judgment; to commit an unintentional error.
  • verb:
    • to comprehend wrongly, using the one thing for another, or someone for someone else.
    • which will make an error, to accomplish some thing in an incorrect means.
    • identify wrongly
    • to produce an error or be incorrect
  • others:
    • l. To take incorrectly; proper erroneously or through misapprehension.
    • To just take or choose erroneously; select amiss, as between options; regard (anything) as except that it is: because, to mistake one's road or bearings; to mistake a hard and fast celebrity for a planet.
    • to take a wrong sense; conceive or understand mistakenly; misunderstand; misjudge: since, to mistake your definition or objectives.
    • to produce an error; be in mistake; be wrong; misapprehend.
    • To take an incorrect component; transgress.
    • To err in advice, viewpoint, or view; be under a misapprehension or misconception; be accidentally in mistake.

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