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err

err

 
 
pronunciation:
er
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Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: erred, erring, errs
definition 1: to make a mistake.
She was very particular about choosing gifts, and she rarely erred in her judgment.
synonyms:
goof, slip
similar words:
blunder, fall, fault, miscalculate, misjudge, mistake, misunderstand, stumble, trip
definition 2: to stray from a proper course or purpose.
synonyms:
deviate, stray
similar words:
drift, fall, mistake, veer, wander
definition 3: to commit a sin.
synonyms:
sin, transgress, trespass
similar words:
fall, lapse, offend
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