Synonyms for error

Synonyms for (noun) error

Synonyms: mistake, error, fault

Definition: a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention

Usage: he made a bad mistake; she was quick to point out my errors; I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults

Similar words: nonaccomplishment, nonachievement

Definition: an act that does not achieve its intended goal


Synonyms: error, misplay

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

Similar words: failure

Definition: an act that fails

Usage: his failure to pass the test


Synonyms: erroneousness, error

Definition: inadvertent incorrectness

Similar words: incorrectness, wrongness

Definition: the quality of not conforming to fact or truth


Synonyms: wrongdoing, error

Definition: departure from what is ethically acceptable

Similar words: evil, evilness

Definition: the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice

Usage: attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world


Synonyms: erroneous belief, error

Definition: a misconception resulting from incorrect information

Similar words: misconception

Definition: an incorrect conception


Synonyms: mistake, error

Definition: part of a statement that is not correct

Usage: the book was full of errors

Similar words: misstatement

Definition: a statement that contains a mistake


Synonyms: error, computer error

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

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens