Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun error

7 senses of error

Sense 1
mistake, error, fault -- (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")
       => nonaccomplishment, nonachievement -- (an act that does not achieve its intended goal)

Sense 2
erroneousness, error -- (inadvertent incorrectness)
       => incorrectness, wrongness -- (the quality of not conforming to fact or truth)

Sense 3
error, erroneous belief -- (a misconception resulting from incorrect information)
       => misconception -- (an incorrect conception)

Sense 4
error, misplay -- ((baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed)
       => failure -- (an act that fails; "his failure to pass the test")

Sense 5
error, wrongdoing -- (departure from what is ethically acceptable)
       => evil, evilness -- (the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice; "attempts to explain the origin of evil in the world")

Sense 6
error, computer error -- ((computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer)
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 7
error, mistake -- (part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors")
       => misstatement -- (a statement that contains a mistake)

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