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1. mistake

noun. ['mɪˈsteɪk'] a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention.

Synonyms

  • slip
  • betise
  • mix-up
  • skip
  • bloomer
  • distortion
  • balls-up
  • slip-up
  • mess-up
  • misreckoning
  • oversight
  • nonachievement
  • folly
  • nonaccomplishment
  • boo-boo
  • ballup
  • miscalculation
  • blooper
  • renege
  • confusion
  • stupidity
  • smear
  • fault
  • error
  • foul-up
  • offside
  • lapse
  • boner
  • smirch
  • fuckup
  • incursion
  • flub
  • parapraxis
  • cockup
  • botch
  • stain
  • foolishness
  • blunder
  • revoke
  • blot
  • spot
  • bungle
  • omission
  • pratfall
  • miscue
  • imbecility

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember
  • roughness

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Rhymes with Mistake

  • partake
  • forsake
  • retake
  • remake
  • betake
  • steak
  • spake
  • snake
  • shrake
  • schwake
  • schnake
  • schlake
  • quake
  • plake
  • opaque
  • flake
  • drake
  • break
  • brake
  • blake
  • awake
  • yake
  • wake
  • shake
  • shaikh
  • shaik
  • schake
  • sake
  • rake
  • pake

How do you pronounce mistake?

Pronounce mistake as mɪˈsteɪk.

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Sentences with mistake


1. Noun, singular or mass
You will paint over the lines, so do not worry if you make a mistake.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
People commonly mistake all flying stinging insects as "bees," but this is not accurate.

Quotes about mistake


1. Without music, life would be a mistake.
- Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

2. Without music, life would be a mistake.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

3. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

2. mistake

verb. ['mɪˈsteɪk'] identify incorrectly.

Synonyms

  • identify
  • confuse
  • confound

Antonyms

  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness
  • correctness
  • rightness

3. mistake

noun. ['mɪˈsteɪk'] an understanding of something that is not correct.

Synonyms

  • misconception
  • misapprehension

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • attend to
  • arrive

4. mistake

noun. ['mɪˈsteɪk'] part of a statement that is not correct.

Synonyms

  • misprint
  • error
  • misstatement
  • corrigendum
  • literal
  • typo
  • erratum
  • typographical error

Antonyms

  • wisdom
  • intelligence
  • order
  • ability

5. mistake

verb. ['mɪˈsteɪk'] to make a mistake or be incorrect.

Synonyms

  • slip
  • fall for
  • err
  • misremember
  • trip up
  • misjudge
  • stumble

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • perfection
  • absolve
  • merit
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