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Another word for err

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Verb
  1. To make an error or mistake

    See also:

    correct

  2. To violate a moral or divine law

      1. (Law) To commit an unlawful injury to the person, property, or rights of another, with actual or implied force or violence, especially to enter onto another's land wrongfully.
      2. (Intransitive, now rare) To commit an offence; to sin.
      3. To commit an offense or a sin; transgress or err.
      1. To go beyond (a limit, boundary, etc.)
      2. To spread over land, especially over the land along a subsiding shoreline. Used of the sea.
      3. To break a law or commandment; sin
      1. To violate a religious or moral law.
      2. To commit a sin
      1. To be displeasing to (the taste, sense, etc.)
      2. To cause to sin
      3. To break a law, religious commandment, etc.; commit a sin or crime
    See also:

    right

  3. To turn away from a prescribed course of action or conduct

      1. To change sides; shift, as from one opinion or attitude to another
      2. To turn
      3. (Nautical) To change the course of a ship by turning the stern to the wind while advancing to windward; wear ship.
      1. To go out of a straight line; to deflect.
      2. To turn aside or cause to turn aside sharply or suddenly from a straight line, course, etc.
      3. To stray; to wander; to rove.
      1. To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
      2. To become diverted, as from a subject or train of thought:
      3. To move away from a group, deviate from a course, or escape from established limits:
      1. To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ
      2. To cause (light rays, for example) to diverge; deflect.
      3. To go or move in different directions from a common point or from each other; branch off
      1. To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
      1. To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray.
      2. To cause to turn aside or differ.
      3. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
      1. To set out; start
      2. To vary, as from a regular course; deviate:
      3. To go away; leave:
    See also:

    correct

    approach

Another word for err

Verb
  1. See also:

    fail