(v. t.) To make or form amiss; to spoil in making.
(v. t.) To take or choose wrongly.
(v. t.) To take in a wrong sense; to misunderstand misapprehend, or misconceive; as, to mistake a remark; to mistake one's meaning.
(v. t.) To substitute in thought or perception; as, to mistake one person for another.
(v. t.) To have a wrong idea of in respect of character, qualities, etc.; to misjudge.
(v. i.) To err in knowledge, perception, opinion, or judgment; to commit an unintentional error.
(n.) An apprehending wrongly; a misconception; a misunderstanding; a fault in opinion or judgment; an unintentional error of conduct.
(n.) Misconception, error, which when non-negligent may be ground for rescinding a contract, or for refusing to perform it.
(1) Based upon the analysis of 1015 case records of patients, aged 16-70, with different hip joint pathology types, carried out during 1985-1990, there were revealed mistakes and complications after reconstructive-restorative operations.
(2) But to treat a mistake as an automatic disqualification for advancement – even as heinous a mistake as presiding over a botched operation that resulted in the killing of an innocent man – could be depriving organisations, and the country, of leaders who have been tested and will not make the same mistake again.
(3) It's a mistake to say Etonians are as they are because of their families.
(4) Conservationists have warned that they can affect fish growth and persist in the guts of mussels and fish that mistake them for food.
(5) After trading mistakes, Wawrinka got lucky at 30-30, mishitting a service return and fooling Djokovic.
(6) Masutha said the parole board had made a mistake when they approved Pistorius for early release, but his intervention has been widely criticised by legal experts.
(7) After winning his prize, Malcolm Turnbull must learn from Abbott's mistakes Read more Abbott appointed Warren Mundine to head his hand picked advisory council on Indigenous affairs.
(8) BUSH ON IRAQ TONIGHT: Mr President, if I can move on to the question of Iraq, when we last spoke before the Iraq war, I asked you about Saddam Hussein and you said this, and I quote: "He harbours and develops weapons of mass destruction, make no mistake about it."
(9) I believe Flower when he promises he would not repeat his mistake.
(10) He admitted to "very serious mistakes", highlighting problems with the party's channels of communication.
(11) But Wawrinka, who seemed to be flexing his knee a moment ago, is making more mistakes.
(12) "Don't be discouraged that we have to acknowledge potentially we've made some mistakes.
(13) The most common provoking factor in case of status and series were medication mistakes.
(14) The UN already made a mistake, they broke their own rule.
(15) Make no mistake about who the chief beneficiaries are.
(16) He added that the appearance this week on Libyan television of the Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi showed it had been a mistake by the Scottish justice minister to release him on compassionate grounds in 2009.
(17) Other parents are going to have to look into it, because I’ve made a big mistake moving him.
(18) Mistakes in maternity care account for a third of the £1bn a year the NHS has to spend settling medical negligence claims.
(19) These figures cast doubt on health secretary Jeremy Hunt's claim that the rise in A&E attendances was due to Labour's "historic mistake" in 2004 to let GPs no longer take responsibility for providing out-of-hours care.
(20) We make mistakes, and fall victim to the temptations of pride, and power, and sometimes evil.
(adv.) By mistake.
(1) Two normal variants that could be confused with abnormalities were noted: (a) the featureless appearance of the duodenal bulb may be mistaken for extravasation, and (b) contrastmaterial filling of the proximal jejunal loop at an end-to-end anastomosis with retained invaginated pancreas may be mistaken for intussusception.
(2) I was amazed by the sheer scale of the operation, easily mistaken for a full military assault on a kraken.
(3) If they included a warning in the package ‘tamper resistance’ feature that works by non-Apple-authorised repair services may be mistaken for tampering attempts, and lead to the phone being disabled’, then it would be purely a feature ... By concealing the feature prior to sales, and only even revealing it after being repeatedly pressured over it, Apple turned what could have been a feature into a landmine.” Apple shares have fallen more than 20% in the past three months as investors begin to doubt whether it can maintain the stellar growth posted since the iPhone first went on sale eight years ago.
(4) Generalized reticuloendothelial hyperplasia associated with heavy-chain disease is a poorly recognized complication associated with rheumatoid arthritis and may be mistaken for underlying sepsis in these patients.
(5) Virus in the seed lot was not identified correctly, and the titer of homologous antiserum was mistakenly considered to be low as a result of neutralization tests conducted with the aggregated virus.
(6) When Trump had slept over at the family’s residence in upstate New York, Goldberg’s mother prepared breakfast for him in the morning and mistakenly poured salt instead of sugar all over their guest’s cornflakes.
(7) A fetus may survive an intentional interference with its intrauterine environment (1) if gestational age is mistaken and the procedure of induced abortion does not kill the fetus, (2) if a change of heart takes place after abortifacient drugs are taken and the abortion does not proceed, and (3) if a high-multiple pregnancy is reduced to a singleton or a twin pregnancy to improve the likelihood that the remaining fetuses will reach viability.
(8) I was mistaken for Prince once in Africa when I had a moustache.
(9) Inflammatory pseudotumor of the spleen is an unusual lesion often mistaken preoperatively for other masses.
(10) Reports of mistaken administration of thrombolytic therapy to patients with pericarditis or aortic dissection, other conditions that may be electrocardiographically mimic MI, underscore the potential for error.
(11) Shay Given could have been mistaken for just another Irish tourist on the Algarve until he was forced to work just after the half-hour, saving a couple of long-range strikes by Liam Walker.
(12) In her first major policy intervention, she said on Tuesday that Labour needed to reset its relationship with business , adding that Miliband’s divisional rhetoric of “predators and producers” was mistaken.
(13) But blandness in public should not be mistaken for blandness of character, and there are signs that she is beginning to emerge from the passive role she has been playing.
(14) Based on this evaluation patients were placed into three groups: 23 patients were considered to have or likely to have Progressive Post-Polio Muscular Atrophy (PPPMA); 17 patients were considered to have other post-polio sequelae; and two patients had problems unrelated to a past history of polio but mistaken for post-polio sequelae.
(15) As the authors rightly point out, much of the blame for the failure of directors to act is their mistaken view that maximising shareholder value is a company’s legal obligation or director’s fiduciary responsibility.
(16) Pakistani officials have repeatedly claimed their men were deliberately attacked, saying that it was impossible that they were mistaken for insurgents.
(17) Fixed values for dose per film were mistakenly assumed by UNSCEAR (1972) and used by it and others when deriving risk co-efficients.
(18) If these precautions were not taken, radical adducts were generated ex vivo and could be mistaken for radical adducts generated in vivo and excreted into the bile.
(19) "There's this mistaken idea we were just prancing about in platform shoes and bare bums to go against the grain.
(20) A case of tinea of the pinna, mistaken for chondritis, is presented.