What does ERR mean?

Definitions for ERRɜr, ɛr

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ERR.

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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Err

    er, v.i. to wander from the right way: to go astray: to mistake: to sin.—adj. Err′able, capable of erring.—n. Errat′ic, a wanderer: an erratic boulder.—adjs. Errat′ic, -al, wandering: having no certain course: not stationary: irregular.—adv. Errat′ically.—n. Errā′tum, an error in writing or printing, esp. one noted in a list at the end of a book:—pl. Errā′ta.—adj. Errō′neous, erring: full of error: wrong: mistaken: (obs.) wandering.—adv. Errō′neously.—ns. Errō′neousness; Err′or, a deviation from truth, right, &c.: a blunder or mistake: a fault: sin; Err′orist. [Fr. errer—L. errāre, to stray; cog. with Ger. irren, and irre, astray.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. ERR

    To make a mistake. ERRATIC Full of mistakes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ERR in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ERR in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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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