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Synonyms for error
ˈɛr ərer·ror

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  1. errornoun


  2. errorverb

    To function improperly due to an error, especially accompanied by error message.

    fluff, thinko, slip, mistake, boo-boo, blooper, lapse, faux pas, gaffe, blunder, fault, defect, stumble, err

  3. errorverb

    A mistake; an accidental wrong action or a false statement not made deliberately.

    The block transmission errored near the start and could not be received.

    err, fluff, gaffe, thinko, mistake, stumble, defect, boo-boo, blunder, blooper, lapse, faux pas, slip, fault

  4. errornoun

    To err.

    err, fault, lapse, fluff, slip, blooper, thinko, boo-boo, stumble, blunder, defect, mistake, gaffe, faux pas

  5. errornoun

    The difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one.

    lapse, thinko, defect, blooper, gaffe, stumble, fault, fluff, blunder, boo-boo, faux pas, slip, mistake

  6. errornoun

    A play which is scored as having been made incorrectly.

    fluff, blooper, stumble, defect, fault, boo-boo, lapse, gaffe, faux pas, blunder, slip, thinko, mistake

  7. errornoun

    One or more mistakes in a trial that could be grounds for review of the judgement.

    blunder, thinko, lapse, gaffe, faux pas, fluff, stumble, boo-boo, mistake, defect, fault, blooper, slip

  8. errornoun


English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. error

    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.

    delusion, fallacy, hallucination, illusion, phantasm

    actuality, certainty, fact, reality, truth, verity

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. error

    fault, mistake, blunder, falsity, deception, fallacy, untruth, hallucination

    correction, correctness, truth, accuracy, soundness, rectification

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. mistake, error, faultnoun

    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

  2. erroneousness, errornoun

    inadvertent incorrectness

    wrongdoing, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, misplay, computer error

  3. error, erroneous beliefnoun

    a misconception resulting from incorrect information

    wrongdoing, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, misplay, computer error

  4. error, misplaynoun

    (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed

    wrongdoing, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, misplay, computer error

  5. error, wrongdoingnoun

    departure from what is ethically acceptable

    wrongful conduct, wrongdoing, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, actus reus, misplay, computer error, misconduct

  6. error, computer errornoun

    (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer

    wrongdoing, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, misplay, computer error

  7. error, mistakenoun

    part of a statement that is not correct

    "the book was full of errors"

    misapprehension, wrongdoing, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, misunderstanding, misplay, computer error

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. errornoun

    mistake, blunder, misapprehension, oversight, inaccuracy

  2. errornoun

    sin, fault, offence, trespass, transgression, delinquency, iniquity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. errornoun

    mistake, inaccuracy, blunder, misapprehension, falsity, misconception

    Associated words:
    fallibility, infallibility, fallible, errant, errancy, inerrancy, inerrability

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  1. Melissa Riversfeels:

    Yes, it was a tragic accident, if something happens, and everyone does everything properly, things happen … You live with it. When it’s error after error, after error, after error, after behaviors that you cannot even begin to get your head around — you get mad.

  2. Tony Serra:

    That kind of error causes reversals all the time. Then the prosecution has the prerogative of going again, the state case is a heavier case because its a homicide and a gun. ... Its going to be a big potential decision on what theyre going to do.

  3. Voltaire:

    The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.

  4. David Savitsky:

    Since we cannot guarantee the effectiveness of the vaccine dose you received, we recommend that it be repeated in order to ensure protection. This vaccine dose administered in error will not count toward a completed vaccine series.

  5. Wilbur Ross:

    My investments were complex and included hundreds of items, i self-reported each error, and worked diligently with my department's ethics officials to make sure I avoided any conflicts of interest.

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