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Definition 1: detect a blunder or misstep - [verb of cognition]

Samples where trip up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The reporter tripped up the senator

Synonyms for trip up in the sense of this definition

(trip up is a kind of ...) get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally

"I learned that she has two grown-up children" "I see that you have been promoted"

Definition 2: make an error - [verb of cognition]

Samples where trip up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She slipped up and revealed the name

Synonyms for trip up in the sense of this definition

(trip up is a kind of ...) to make a mistake or be incorrect

Definition 3: cause to stumble - [verb of motion]

Samples where trip up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The questions on the test tripped him up

Synonyms for trip up in the sense of this definition

(trip up causes ...) miss a step and fall or nearly fall

"She stumbled over the tree root"

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