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Synonyms for errorˈɛr ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mistake, error, fault(noun)

    a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

    Synonyms:
    erroneousness, fault, fracture, flaw, misapprehension, geological fault, computer error, faulting, erroneous belief, wrongdoing, defect, shift, error, demerit, misunderstanding, misplay, mistake, break

  2. erroneousness, error(noun)

    inadvertent incorrectness

    Synonyms:
    wrongdoing, mistake, error, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, misplay, computer error

  3. error, erroneous belief(noun)

    a misconception resulting from incorrect information

    Synonyms:
    wrongdoing, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, misplay, computer error, error

  4. error, misplay(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    wrongdoing, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, misplay, computer error, error

  5. error, wrongdoing(noun)

    departure from what is ethically acceptable

    Synonyms:
    wrongful conduct, wrongdoing, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, actus reus, misplay, computer error, misconduct, error

  6. error, computer error(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    wrongdoing, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, misplay, computer error, error

  7. error, mistake(noun)

    part of a statement that is not correct

    Synonyms:
    misapprehension, wrongdoing, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, misunderstanding, misplay, computer error, error

Wiktionary

  1. error(noun)

    Synonyms:
    err

  2. error(noun)

    To function improperly due to an error, especially accompanied by error message.

    Synonyms:
    fluff, thinko, slip, mistake, boo-boo, blooper, lapse, faux pas, gaffe, blunder, fault, defect, stumble, err

  3. error(noun)

    To show or contain an error or fault.

    Synonyms:
    fault, slip, faux pas, fluff, lapse, blooper, blunder, boo-boo, defect, stumble, mistake, thinko, gaffe, err

  4. error(noun)

    To err.

    Synonyms:
    blunder, defect, mistake, gaffe, faux pas, boo-boo, thinko, blooper, stumble, slip, fluff, lapse, fault, err

  5. error(noun)

    The difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one.

    Synonyms:
    fluff, blunder, boo-boo, faux pas, slip, mistake, fault, lapse, thinko, defect, blooper, gaffe, stumble

  6. error(noun)

    A play which is scored as having been made incorrectly.

    Synonyms:
    gaffe, faux pas, blunder, slip, thinko, mistake, lapse, fluff, blooper, stumble, defect, fault, boo-boo

  7. error(noun)

    One or more mistakes in a trial that could be grounds for review of the judgement.

    Synonyms:
    slip, blooper, fault, defect, mistake, boo-boo, blunder, thinko, lapse, gaffe, faux pas, fluff, stumble

  8. error(noun)

    Synonyms:
    wrength

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. error

    A delusion is a mistaken conviction, an illusion a mistaken perception or inference. An illusion may be wholly of the senses; a delusion always involves some mental error. In an optical illusion the observer sees either what does not exist, or what exists otherwise than as he sees it, as when in a mirage distant springs and trees appear close at hand. We speak of the illusions of fancy or of hope, but of the delusions of the insane. A hallucination is a false image or belief which has nothing, outside of the disordered mind, to suggest it; as, the hallucinations of delirium tremens. Compare DECEPTION; INSANITY.

    Synonyms:
    delusion, fallacy, hallucination, illusion, phantasm

    Antonyms:
    actuality, certainty, fact, reality, truth, verity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. error(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mistake, blunder, misapprehension, oversight, inaccuracy

  2. error(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sin, fault, offence, trespass, transgression, delinquency, iniquity


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