Pronunciation of Error
/ˈɛɹə/, /ˈɛɹə/, /ˈɛ_ɹ_ə/
Synonyms for error:
foul up, pratfall, mispronunciation, mishap, howler, Freudian Slip, blooper, goof up, mistrial, mistaken identity, false move, miss, bungle, overestimate, cock up, falseness, spoonerism, muddle, snafu, miscue.
screw up, fumble, peccadillo.
Other synonyms and related words:
skid, erratum, fall, bobble, wipeout, confusion, misdeed, misplay, goof, misunderstanding, violation, break, offense, indiscretion, meltdown, nosedive, sin, discrepancy, flop, debt, wrongful conduct, falseness, howler, infertility, fumble, faux pas, failure, guilt, mispronunciation, trespass, paradox, collapse, geological fault, illusion, gaucherie, impropriety, boo-boo, reversal, myth, misstep, misstatement, demerit, lapse, Misdoing, miss, foible, trip, miscount, breakdown, peccadillo, fiasco, crime, false move, transgression, boob, hallucination, miscue, Phantasm, impiety, blooper, Misbelief, implosion, erroneousness, tailspin, delusion, computer error, shift, default, fluff, fizzle, undoing, solecism, Misusage, bust, misinterpretation, wrongdoing, fracture, breach, screw up, debacle, bungle, misconduct, Freudian Slip, Malefaction, erroneous belief, nonstarter, misapprehension, snafu.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
goof up, false move.
mistake, flaw, fault, misconception, computer error, misestimation, aberration, wrongdoing, misprint, slip, fallacy, defect, oversight, miscalculation, erroneousness, inaccuracy, erroneous belief, faux pas, blunder, falsehood, misplay, typo, gaffe, misconstruction, distortion, Misjudgment.
skid, implosion, fizzle, misfire, collapse, nonstarter, breakdown, wipeout, reversal, washout, failure, crash, tailspin, malfunction, dysfunction, loss, default, flop, bust, fiasco, nosedive, white elephant, infertility, noncompliance, debacle, meltdown.
faux pas (noun)
faux pas, gaucherie.
mistake; wrong (noun)
slip, howler, miscue, falsehood, boo-boo, fallacy, offense, failure, miss, inaccuracy, solecism, oversight, misapprehension, fault, fall, wrongdoing, falsity, sin, misdeed, misstep, blunder, delusion, misconception, miscalculation, untruth, transgression, erratum, misunderstanding, Misjudgment, faux pas, Misbelief, trespass, lapse, flaw, goof.
Usage examples for error:
- In all the cases that I have examined this same error has crept in. - "Further Foolishness", Stephen Leacock.
- She would confess her error. - "Tales of the Chesapeake", George Alfred Townsend.
- It is a common error to suppose that the Jews came to Rome only after the destruction of Jerusalem. - "Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul", T. G. Tucker.