Definition Of err


be mistaken or incorrect; make a mistake.

the judge had erred in ruling that the evidence was inadmissible

Example Of err

  • A hotline number has been made available to report corruption and erring officials will be suspended on the spot.

  • Again Riley appeared to have erred in giving the free kick the other way.

  • An official assured that the issues of illegal towing of the vehicles by the traffic constables will be looked into and action will be taken against erring officials.

  • Chocolate cake can be dry and this one was certainly erring that way.

  • Committed journalists teaming up with activists have exposed erring doctors, only to find that the police are not permitted to take action.

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