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Part of speech: Verb

To misunderstand; to put wrongly in place of another; as, he mistook her for her sister.

Part of speech: Verb

To err in judgment.

Part of speech: Noun

An error in judgment; fault; misunderstanding.

Part of speech: Past tense


Part of speech: Participle


Part of speech: Participle


Usage examples "mistake":
  • You have done it now, and no mistake. - "The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers", Mary Cholmondeley.
  • " I have made a mistake, I think," he said. - "Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France", Stanley J. Weyman.
  • You mistake me, Mrs Thario. - "Greener Than You Think", Ward Moore.