Definitions For Mistaking


  • Putting the wrong interpretation on
  • Something that is not correct : a wrong action, statement, or judgment


  • To understand (something or someone) incorrectly
  • To make a wrong judgment about (something)
  • To identify (someone or something) incorrectly

Is Mistaking a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Mistaking is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Mistaking in a Sentence

  • The auctioneer mistook my nod for a bid, and I ended up buying a painting I don't even like
  • You seriously mistake me if you think I scare so easily
  • It would be a mistake to assume that we can rely on their help.
  • There must be some mistake.
  • The manuscript contains numerous spelling mistakes.

Antonyms for Mistaking

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