Definitions for ERRɜr, ɛr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. err, mistake, slip(verb)

    to make a mistake or be incorrect

  2. stray, err, drift(verb)

    wander from a direct course or at random

    "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"


  1. err(Verb)

    To make a mistake.

    He erred in his calculations, and made many mistakes.

  2. err(Verb)

    To sin.

  3. err(Verb)

    to stray.

  4. Origin: From erren, from errer, from erro, from ares-. Cognate with eorre, ierre, iersian, ierre.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Err(verb)

    to wander; to roam; to stray

  2. Err(verb)

    to deviate from the true course; to miss the thing aimed at

  3. Err(verb)

    to miss intellectual truth; to fall into error; to mistake in judgment or opinion; to be mistaken

  4. Err(verb)

    to deviate morally from the right way; to go astray, in a figurative sense; to do wrong; to sin

  5. Err(verb)

    to offend, as by erring

  6. Origin: [F. errer, L. errare; akin to G. irren, OHG. irran, v. t., irrn, v. i., OS. irrien, Sw. irra, Dan. irre, Goth, arzjan to lead astray, airzise astray.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. ERR

    To make a mistake. ERRATIC Full of mistakes.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Melchior De Polignac:

    To err is human.

  2. Confucius:

    The cautious seldom err.

  3. Aeschylus:

    The wisest of the wise may err.

  4. Alexander Pope:

    To err is human to forgive, divine.

  5. Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism:

    To err is human, to forgive divine.

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