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  Definition of error
  1. 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"
  2. (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
  3. inadvertent incorrectness
  4. departure from what is ethically acceptable
  5. a misconception resulting from incorrect information
  6. part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors"
  7. (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
Similar Words: mistake, fault, misplay, erroneousness, wrongdoing, erroneous belief, computer error

 

Hyponyms: blot, smear, smirch, spot, stain, confusion, mix-up, incursion, miscalculation, misreckoning, misestimation, distortion, slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis, oversight, lapse, omission, skip, blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, foul-up, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo, ballup, balls-up, cockup, mess-up, stupidity, betise, folly, foolishness, imbecility, revoke, renege, deviation, corrigendum, misprint, erratum, typographical error, typo, literal error, literal, hardware error, software error, programming error, algorithm error

 

Derivational Morphology: blame, fault, err, mistake, slip, misplay

 

 
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