false move

false move
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls moov]
    • /fɔls muv/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls moov]
    • /fɔls muv/

Definitions of false move words

  • noun false move a movement that may be interpreted as threatening. 1
  • noun false move an act or action that can cause trouble or damage; mistake: If the bus driver had made one false move, we would have skidded off the icy road. 1
  • noun false move a mistake 0

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false move popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

false move usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for false move

noun false move

  • misstep — a wrong step.
  • oversight — an omission or error due to carelessness: My bank statement is full of oversights.
  • whoops — a loud cry or shout, as of excitement or joy.
  • flub — a blunder.
  • muddle — to mix up in a confused or bungling manner; jumble.

Antonyms for false move

noun false move

  • success — the favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors; the accomplishment of one's goals.
  • accuracy — The accuracy of information or measurements is their quality of being true or correct, even in small details.
  • correction — Corrections are marks or comments made on a piece of work, especially school work, which indicate where there are mistakes and what are the right answers.
  • soundness — free from injury, damage, defect, disease, etc.; in good condition; healthy; robust: a sound heart; a sound mind.
  • perfection — the state or quality of being or becoming perfect.

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