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See definition of mistakes on Dictionary.com
  • nounerror, misunderstanding
  • verbmix up, misunderstand

synonyms for mistakes

  • aberration
  • blunder
  • confusion
  • fault
  • gaffe
  • inaccuracy
  • lapse
  • miscalculation
  • misconception
  • misstep
  • omission
  • oversight
  • snafu
  • blooper
  • boo-boo
  • bungle
  • delusion
  • erratum
  • flub
  • fluff
  • illusion
  • inadvertence
  • misapplication
  • misapprehension
  • misinterpretation
  • misprint
  • misstatement
  • muddle
  • neglect
  • overestimation
  • slight
  • slip
  • solecism
  • trip
  • underestimation
  • false move
  • false step
  • faux pas
  • misjudgment
  • slip of tongue
  • slipup
  • typographical error
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antonyms for mistakes

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  • accuracy
  • correction
  • correctness
  • perfection
  • remembrance
  • soundness
  • success
  • certainty
  • fact
  • reality
  • respect
  • truth
  • calculation
  • proof
  • understanding
  • perceive
  • comprehend
  • be sure
  • clear up
  • fix
  • succeed
  • do well
  • correct
  • understand
  • interpret
  • achieve
  • accomplish
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How to use mistakes in a sentence

“Well, mistakes is humant,” sighed Sol, taking advantage of that universal absolution.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
"Yes, as there seems no possibility of making any more mistakes on our way, you are free," replied the gravest of the two.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
But it was my only chance then; or rather I had seen enough of business to avoid making mistakes when I could.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
If mistakes are made they happen rarely and the resources of the accepting houses are easily able to repair the damage.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
This is one of the mistakes in his original work which renders it comparatively useless.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
He was extremely anxious to make no mistakes at the outset of his new career, beset with difficulties enough.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Mere clerical errors or mistakes in describing it may be corrected even after it has been destroyed.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
"I can't tell how a language is to be learned without knowing the reasons of one's mistakes," said Ethel.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
I thought that no one ever made such mistakes as I do, or needed the discipline that I need!
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Numerous mistakes have thus arisen, such as rolke for rokke (a rock) in Gawain Douglas, and many more of the same kind.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
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