Synonyms of error


1. mistake, error, fault, nonaccomplishment, nonachievement

usage: 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. erroneousness, error, incorrectness, wrongness

usage: inadvertent incorrectness

3. error, erroneous belief, misconception

usage: a misconception resulting from incorrect information

4. error, misplay, failure

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

5. error, wrongdoing, evil, evilness

usage: departure from what is ethically acceptable

6. error, computer error, happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event

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

7. error, mistake, misstatement

usage: part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors"

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Definition and meaning of error (Dictionary)