mistake, error, fault(noun)
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"
erroneousness, fault, fracture, flaw, misapprehension, geological fault, computer error, faulting, erroneous belief, wrongdoing, defect, shift, demerit, misunderstanding, misplay, mistake, break
error, erroneous belief(noun)
a misconception resulting from incorrect information
(baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
departure from what is ethically acceptable
error, computer error(noun)
(computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
part of a statement that is not correct
"the book was full of errors"
To function improperly due to an error, especially accompanied by error message.
To show or contain an error or fault.
The block transmission errored near the start and could not be received.
The difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one.
A play which is scored as having been made incorrectly.
One or more mistakes in a trial that could be grounds for review of the judgement.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A delusion is a mistaken conviction, an illusion a mistaken perception or inference. An illusion may be wholly of the senses; a delusion always involves some mental error. In an optical illusion the observer sees either what does not exist, or what exists otherwise than as he sees it, as when in a mirage distant springs and trees appear close at hand. We speak of the illusions of fancy or of hope, but of the delusions of the insane. A hallucination is a false image or belief which has nothing, outside of the disordered mind, to suggest it; as, the hallucinations of delirium tremens. Compare DECEPTION; INSANITY.
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How to use error in a sentence?
For many of us, Smoot-Hawley was a joke in' Ferris Bueller's Day Off.' This is not a joke. This is very serious, it would be a significant policy error that would put at risk the nascent recovery.
If you apply the "Trial and Error" method to most of your work, the gorillas can do it better. The human mind must be more than that.
It would be an error for the new government to think that they are somehow representative of Brazil, this is a placeholder government that doesn't have anything close to a broad popular mandate.
The aim of science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom, but to set a limit to infinite error.
This has now been corrected and we wish both Bernard Tomic and JP Smith all the best in the Hall of Fame Championships in Newport, this unfortunate error has been widely circulated on social media and there is some discussion as to how such a mistake could occur.
Translations for error
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- грешка, съдържам грешка, отклонение, показвам грешкаBulgarian
- omyl, chyba, pochybeníCzech
- fejltagelse, forseelse, fejl, afvigelseDanish
- Fehler, IrrtumGerman
- σφάλμα, λάθοςGreek
- eraro, misoEsperanto
- error, erroresSpanish
- virhe, erehdysFinnish
- botún, earráid, dearmadIrish
- mearachd, iomrallScottish Gaelic
- mistök, villa, skekkja, skyssaIcelandic
- errore, vizio, sbaglioItalian
- 間違い, 誤差, 失策, 誤り, エラーJapanese
- paklaida, klaidaLithuanian
- novirze, kļūdaLatvian
- fout, afwijking, vergissing, onjuistheid, procedurefoutDutch
- błąd, błąd pomiaruPolish
- ошибка, погрешностьRussian
- pochybenie, chybaSlovak
- phosoSouthern Sotho
- yanlış, yanılgı, hata, kusur, suçTurkish
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