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'mistake' - used as a noun
1. a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
he made a bad mistake
2. an understanding of something that is not correct
he wasn't going to admit his mistake
make no mistake about his intentions
3. part of a statement that is not correct

'mistake' - used as a verb
4. identify incorrectly
Don't mistake her for her twin sister
5. to make a mistake or be incorrect

derived forms
1. Mistake / Plural
mistakes
2. Mistake / Past
mistook
3. Mistake / Third Person
mistakes
4. Mistake / Present Participle
mistaking
5. Mistake / Past Participle
mistaken
Variations of 'mistake'
 
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Ivory bar soap floating was a mistake. They had been mixing the soap formula causing excess air bubbles that made it float. Customers wrote and told how much they loved that it floated, and it has floated ever since.