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mistakes, plural;
  1. Be wrong about
    • - because I was inexperienced, I mistook the nature of our relationship
  2. Wrongly identify someone or something as
    • - she thought he'd mistaken her for someone else
  1. An action or judgment that is misguided or wrong
    • - coming here was a mistake
    • - she made the mistake of thinking they were important
  2. Something, esp. a word, figure, or fact, that is not correct; an inaccuracy
    • - a couple of spelling mistakes

  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. identify incorrectly; "Don't mistake her for her twin sister"
  3. an understanding of something that is not correct; "he wasn't going to admit his mistake"; "make no mistake about his intentions"; "there must be some misunderstanding--I don't have a sister"
  4. err: to make a mistake or be incorrect
  5. error: part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors"
  6. In contract law a mistake is an erroneous belief, at contracting, that certain facts are true. It may be used as grounds to invalidate the agreement. Common law has identified two different types of mistake in contract: "unilateral mistake" and "mutual mistake," sometimes called "common mistake."
  7. A mistake of fact may sometimes offer exculpation (as in excuse) by allowing a criminal defendant some relief from liability for having broken the law. This is unlike a mistake of law, which is not usually a defense.
  8. "Mistake" is a single by musician Mike Oldfield, released in 1982 (see 1982 in music).
  9. "Mistake" is the third single from electronica singer Moby's ninth studio album, Wait for Me. It was released worldwide on September 14, 2009. The official music video is animated by Robert Powers, however, many others have been created.
  10. "Mistake" is a pop rock song by Stephanie McIntosh. It was released as the first single from her debut album Tightrope on July 29, 2006.
  11. When the Pawn... is the second album by American singer-songwriter Fiona Apple, released by Epic Records in the United States on November 9, 1999. The full album title contains over 400 characters of text.
  12. An error; a blunder; A pitch which was intended to be pitched in a hard to hit location, but instead ends up in an easy to hit place; To understand wrongly, taking one thing for another, or someone for someone else; To make an error, to do something in wrong way
  13. (MISTAKES) there are no mistakes. Every action and its outcome -- EVERYTHING is EXPERIENCE. Every experience is equally important. There are a lot of variations available. Every change will cause the adjustment of the whole , so there are no mistakes. Everything is Experience.
  14. (Mistakes) A "mistake" is an error. We are tempted to get upset when we or the people who work for or with us make a mistake. But we must learn to expect mistakes and see it as a normal part of being human, and therefore not get upset. ...
  15. (Mistakes) The most valuable single tool used to gain knowledge.
  16. (Mistakes) The specified prices do not claim to be complete. We don't guarantee the correctness of all specifications made; mistakes and print errors are possible; changes of prices and production are subject to change without notice
  17. (Mistakes) While all efforts are made to check pricing and other errors, inadvertent errors such as outdated or incorrect prices do occur from time to time and D&D Computer Technology Pty. Ltd. reserves the right to decline orders arising from such errors.
  18. (mistakes) In linguistics, quite distinct from errors (q.v.).
  19. An innocent error. If a mistake is made by all parties to a contract about a material fact, the contract may be voidable.
  20. in a legal sense there are two types of mistake. The first is a mistake of law in which the facts are known but are combined with a wrong conclusion about the legal effect of those facts. The second is a mistake of fact which is an intentional failure to find out the truth of those facts.
  21. or blunder - a procedural error that should be avoided by careful attention [Taylor, 3]. These are illegitimate errors and can generally be corrected by carefully repeating the operations [Bevington, 2].
  22. In contract law, an unintentional act or failure to act arising from a misunderstanding of the true state of affairs, from ignorance, or from an error not intentionally made in bad faith; an unintentional misunderstanding as to the nature of a term agreed to in a contract. ...
  23. A mistake is a failure of judgment or the inferential process leading to an incorrect decision about what action to take. ...
  24. A human action that produces an incorrect result. Note: The fault tolerance discipline distinguishes between the human action (a mistake), its manifestation (a hardware or software fault), the result of the fault (a failure), and the amount by which the result is incorrect (the error).
  25. A legal term which describes the situation where a person, under some erroneous conviction of law or fact, does, or omits to do, some act which but for the erroneous conviction, he would not have done or omitted doing.