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Noun error has 7 senses
  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"
    --1 is a kind of nonaccomplishment, nonachievement
    --1 has particulars:
     blot, smear, smirch, spot, stain; confusion, mix-up; incursion; miscalculation, misreckoning, misestimation; distortion; slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis; oversight, lapse; omission, skip; blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo; ballup, balls-up, cockup, mess-up; stupidity, betise, folly, foolishness, imbecility; revoke, renege
    Derived form: verb err1
  2. erroneousness, error - inadvertent incorrectness
    --2 is a kind of incorrectness, wrongness
    --2 has particulars: deviation
    Derived form: verb err1
  3. error, erroneous belief - a misconception resulting from incorrect information
    --3 is a kind of misconception
  4. error, misplay - (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
    --4 is a kind of failure
  5. error, wrongdoing - departure from what is ethically acceptable
    --5 is a kind of evil, evilness
  6. error, computer error - (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
    --6 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
    --6 has particulars:
     hardware error; software error, programming error; algorithm error
  7. error, mistake - part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors"
    --7 is a kind of misstatement
    --7 has particulars:
     corrigendum; misprint, erratum, typographical error, typo, literal error, literal
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