|mistake bad job bevue bloomer blooper blunder bobble boggle bonehead play boner boo-boo boob botch bungle clanger clerical error clumsy performance contort corrigendum distort erratum error etourderie failure false step fault faute faux pas flub fluff foozle fumble gaffe garble gaucherie get one wrong get wrong gloss goof hash howler human error indiscretion make a miscue make a mistake mess misapply misapprehend misapprehension miscalculation miscarriage miscite misconceive misconception misconstrue miscount miscue misdeal misdeem misexplain misexplicate misexpound misidentification misidentify misinterpret misjudge misjudgment misplay misprint misquotation misquote misread misrender misreport miss misstatement misstep mistranslate misunderstand misunderstanding misuse muff near-miss off day pervert sad work slip slipup squeeze strain the sense stumble take for torture trip twist the words typo typographical error wrench|
|mistaken all wet all wrong amiss catachrestic distorted eisegetical erring erroneous fallacious false faulty flawed garbled in error inaccurate incorrect misapprehended misconceived misconstrued misguided misinformed misinterpreted misread misunderstood off out of order perverted twisted under an error warped wrong|
(v. t.) To make or form amiss
(v. t.) To take or choose wrongly.
(v. t.) To take in a wrong sense
(v. t.) To substitute in thought or perception
(v. t.) To have a wrong idea of in respect of character, qualities, etc.
(v. i.) To err in knowledge, perception, opinion, or judgment
(n.) An apprehending wrongly
(n.) Misconception, error, which when non-negligent may be ground for rescinding a contract, or for refusing to perform it.
|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|
|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|
|part of a statement that is not correct, the book was full of errors|
|to make a mistake or be incorrect|
|mistake misidentify||identify incorrectly, Don't mistake her for her twin sister|