part of speech: noun
definition: a thought or action that is not correct; error.
- The teacher noticed his mistake on the test.
synonyms: error, fault
part of speech: verb
inflections: mistakes, mistaking, mistook, mistaken
definition 1: to understand incorrectly.
- Ms. North mistook what I said.
definition 2: to take for another; confuse with another.
- I mistook him for his brother.