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Definition of Mistake

Mistake

  1. To make or form amiss; to spoil in making.
  2. To take or choose wrongly.
  3. To take in a wrong sense; to misunderstand misapprehend, or misconceive; as, to mistake a remark; to mistake one's meaning.
  4. To substitute in thought or perception; as, to mistake one person for another.
  5. To have a wrong idea of in respect of character, qualities, etc.; to misjudge.
  6. To err in knowledge, perception, opinion, or judgment; to commit an unintentional error.
  7. An apprehending wrongly; a misconception; a misunderstanding; a fault in opinion or judgment; an unintentional error of conduct.
  8. Misconception, error, which when non-negligent may be ground for rescinding a contract, or for refusing to perform it.
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Mistake Translations

mistake in Afrikaans is fout
mistake in Danish is fejl
mistake in Dutch is vergissing, fout, dwaling, abuis
mistake in Finnish is virhe
mistake in French is trompons, abus, erreur, trompez, trompent
mistake in Italian is errore, vizio, granchiolino
mistake in Latin is error, erratum, mendum menda
mistake in Norwegian is feil, mistak
mistake in Portuguese is erro, defeito
mistake in Swedish is misstag, misstag