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To judge wrongly or unfairly
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  1. To judge wrongly or unfairly
  2. To be wrong in judging.
  3. To make an error in judging, to incorrectly assess.
To do clumsily or poorly; bungle
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  1. To do clumsily or poorly; bungle
  2. To say stupidly, clumsily, or confusedly; blurt
  3. To move clumsily or carelessly; flounder; stumble
To mishit, strike incorrectly.
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  1. To mishit, strike incorrectly.
  2. (Theater) To miss one's cue or answer the wrong cue
  3. (Theater) To give an incorrect cue.
To understand or perceive wrongly; interpret or judge incorrectly
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  1. To understand or perceive wrongly; interpret or judge incorrectly
  2. (Intransitive) To commit an unintentional error; to do or think something wrong.
  3. To understand wrongly, taking one thing for another, or someone for someone else.
To move smoothly, easily, and quietly:
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  1. To move smoothly, easily, and quietly:
  2. To go, move, pass, etc. smoothly, quickly, or easily
  3. To put on or remove (clothing) easily or quickly:
To miss one's step in walking or running; trip and almost fall.
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  1. To miss one's step in walking or running; trip and almost fall.
  2. To speak, act, or proceed in a confused, blundering manner
  3. To strike or happen (upon a person or thing) without design; to fall or light by chance; with on, upon, or against.
(Intransitive) To commit an error, make a mistake.
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  1. (Intransitive) To commit an error, make a mistake.
  2. (Intransitive) To fall or stumble.
  3. To cause (someone) to commit an error, trick into a mistake.
To be displeasing to (the taste, sense, etc.)
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  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
Abbreviation of sine
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  1. Abbreviation of sine
  2. To violate a religious or moral law.
  3. To commit a sin
To go beyond (a limit, boundary, etc.)
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  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
An illegal act committed against another’s person or property; especially entering upon another’s land without the owner’s permission. An illegal act committed against another’s person or property; especially entering upon another’s land without the owner’s permission. In common law, a legal suit for injuries resulting from an instance of the first definition. To enter upon property without permission, either actual or constructive.
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  1. An illegal act committed against another’s person or property; especially entering upon another’s land without the owner’s permission. An illegal act committed against another’s person or property; especially entering upon another’s land without the owner’s permission. In common law, a legal suit for injuries resulting from an instance of the first definition. To enter upon property without permission, either actual or constructive.
  2. (Intransitive, now rare) To commit an offence; to sin.
  3. To commit an offense or a sin; transgress or err.
To set out; start
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  1. To set out; start
  2. To vary, as from a regular course; deviate:
  3. To go away; leave:
To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray.
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  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
To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
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  1. To turn aside, especially to depart temporarily from the main subject in writing or speaking; stray.
To depart from a given viewpoint, practice, etc.; differ
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  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
To go wrong; be in error; deviate (from what is right)
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  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:
To go out of a straight line; to deflect.
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  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.
To change sides; shift, as from one opinion or attitude to another
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  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.
Find another word for err. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for err, like: misjudge, blunder, be mistaken, fail, miscue, mistake, slip, slip-up, stumble, trip up and offend.