err
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ɜː(ɹ)/, /ɛə(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /ɛɚ/, /ɝ/
Verb

err (errs, present participle erring; past and past participle erred)

  1. (intransitive) To make a mistake.
    • Artificial tests, then, can hardly err on the side of supplying too many opportunities for one bird to see another perform the act which is the model.
    He erred in his calculations, and made many mistakes.
  2. (intransitive) To sin.
  3. (archaic) to stray.
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