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err

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of err

  1. 1 to make a mistake we badly erred when we calculated the driving distance Synonyms of err blunder, boob [British], flub, fluff, foul up, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mess (up), screw up, slip up, stumble, trip Words Related to err nod; bobble, botch, bungle, butcher, foozle, mangle, mishandle, muff, murder; miscalculate, misconceive, miscount, miscue, misdeem, misgauge, misjudge, mistake; misconstrue, misinterpret, misunderstand Phrases drop the ball, lay an egg

  2. 2 to commit an offense when we err, we must be willing to accept the consequences Synonyms of err offend, fall, sin, stray, transgress, trespass, wanderWords Related to err breach, break, infringe, violate; backslide, lapse; mess upNear Antonyms of err forgive, justify, pardon; regret, repent, rue



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