What is another word for miscount?

134 synonyms found


[ mɪskˈa͡ʊnt], [ mɪskˈa‍ʊnt], [ m_ɪ_s_k_ˈaʊ_n_t]

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How to use "Miscount" in context?

A miscount is a mistake made when one counts incorrectly. Counting is a very important task, and making a mistake can lead to unexpected consequences. Miscounts can be simple, such as counting backwards from ten, or they can be more complex, such as counting by twos or tens. Miscounts can also occur when one is trying to remember a number, or when they are just not paying attention.Regardless of the cause, when a miscount occurs, it can lead to problems. For example, if someone is counting in Latin, and they make a mistake when they get to seven, they might mistake seven for six.

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