mistake


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Synonyms for mistake

confuse with

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  • confuse with
  • accept as
  • take for
  • mix up with
  • misinterpret as
  • confound with

make a mistake

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Synonyms for mistake

an act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true

to make an error or mistake

to take (one thing) mistakenly for another

Synonyms for mistake

References in classic literature ?
It seems there's been a mistake about this little girl, Mrs.
I'll expect you to earn your keep, and no mistake about that.
I just came over to find out how the mistake had occurred.
Wilcox, it has been mistake upon mistake for fifty years.
It is all a mistake," repeated Margaret, feeling that she must put her foot down.
Therefore, until within the last four years or so-- I have a poor memory for dates, and if I mistake, you will correct me in your own mind--you pursued your studies at a distance, and picked up a great variety of accomplishments.
M'Choakumchild never make any mistakes themselves, I suppose, Sissy?
Yes, Miss Louisa - they always remind me of stutterings, and that's another of my mistakes - of accidents upon the sea.
1289a] rather to treat of what is common, censure those under which they live, and extol the excellence of a particular state, as the Lacedaemonian, or some other: but every legislator ought to establish such a form of government as from the present state and disposition of the people who are to receive it they will most readily submit to and persuade the community to partake of: for it is not a business of less trouble to correct the mistakes of an established government than to form a new one; as it is as difficult to recover what we have forgot as to learn anything afresh.
But only experience can show what will have this sedative effect, and it is easy to make mistakes.
He may have chosen to correct a mistake discreetly, delay his reaction, or withhold a response, but he did so with the individual's best interest in mind.
Synopsis: The public is now less likely than in 2014 to see the conflicts in Iraq (51%) and Afghanistan (42%) as a mistake.
Twenty-four musky mailboxes are missing in the small town of Mistake, Wisconsin.
MOST of us will have completed our tax returns for 2014-15 and paid what is due but a shock is on the way for some people who might have made a mistake with their return.
Many times we have students in art that shut down or give up after making a simple mistake.