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Synonyms for error

Noun

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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