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mistake

mis·take

mistake

 
pronunciation:
mih steIk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a thought or action that is not correct.
I made a mistake when I called her Eileen instead of Elaine.The teacher noticed a few mistakes on the test.
synonyms:
error
similar words:
slip
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: mistakes, mistaking, mistook, mistaken
definition: to confuse someone or something with another.
I mistook him for his brother.
antonyms:
recognize
similar words:
mix up
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