Meaning of MISTAKE in English

MISTAKE

transcription, транскрипция: [ mɪsˈteɪk ]

n. & v. --n. 1 an incorrect idea or opinion; a thing incorrectly done or thought. 2 an error of judgement. --v.tr. (past mistook; past part. mistaken) 1 misunderstand the meaning or intention of (a person, a statement, etc.). 2 (foll. by for) wrongly take or identify (mistook me for you). 3 choose wrongly (mistake one's vocation). øand (or make) no mistake colloq. undoubtedly. by mistake accidentally; in error. there is no mistaking one is sure to recognize (a person or thing). øømistakable adj. mistakably adv. [ME f. ON mistaka (as MIS-(1), TAKE)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.