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Definition of "mistakes" []

  • An error or blunder in action, opinion, or judgment (noun)
  • A misconception or misunderstanding (noun)
  • To misunderstand; misinterpret (verb)
  • To take (for), interpret (as), or confuse (with) (verb)
  • To choose badly or incorrectly (verb)
  • To make a mistake in action, opinion, judgment, etc (verb)
  • Plural form of mistake. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of mistake. (verb)

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Use "mistakes" in a sentence
  • "Hey I can buy that partially -- we all goof plenty in our lifetime, but I like the term mistakes better than sins."
  • "You learn from your mistakes is the phrase we have been listening for a long time now."
  • "Sir Paul added that the police adapted their strategy, having made what he described as mistakes during the Nov. 10 student protests that led to a riot at the Conservative Party ' s headquarters in central London."