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  Definition of Err
  1. to make a mistake or be incorrect
  2. 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"
Similar Words: mistake, slip, stray, drift

 

See Also: stumble, slip up, trip up

 

Hyponyms: misremember, stumble, slip up, trip up, misjudge, fall for

 

Grouped Verbs: roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond

 

Derivational Morphology: slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis, error, mistake, misunderstanding, misapprehension, fault, errancy, erroneousness, driftage, drift, drifting, straggler, strayer

 

 
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