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Noun: mistaking  mi'stey-king
  1. Putting the wrong interpretation on
    "there was no mistaking her meaning";
    - misinterpretation, misunderstanding
Verb: mistake (mistook,mistaken)  mi'steyk
  1. Identify incorrectly
    "Don't mistake her for her twin sister";
    - misidentify
  2. To make a mistake or be incorrect
    - err, slip

Derived forms: mistakings

Type of: identify, interpretation

Encyclopedia: Mistake