Err - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |er|  American pronunciation of the word err
Brit.  |ɜː|  British pronunciation of the word err


- to make a mistake or be incorrect (syn: mistake, slip)
- wander from a direct course or at random (syn: drift, stray)


I may have erred in my calculations.

The court erred in refusing to allow bail.

To err is human.

Nobody must err from law.

The arrows didn't err from their aim.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: err
he/she/it: errs
present participle: erring
past tense: erred
past participle: erred
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