Synonyms for err
- be in error
- be inaccurate
- be incorrect
- be mistaken
- drop the ball
- foul up
- go astray
- go wrong
- louse up
- make a mess of
- mess up
- screw up
- slip up
- snarl up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ERR
Deeply, however, did she err, and cruelly was she destined to be undeceived.
But I thought it better to err on the side of inclusion than on that of exclusion.
Yes, but do not persons often err about good and evil: many who are not good seem to be so, and conversely?
And let us be careful, for I think that the danger will be very serious if we err on this point.
For be assured that if I err in my own conduct I do not err intentionally, but from ignorance.
The censures of Bishop Wilson on such offences did not err on the side of clemency.
I may be wrong, but I suppose I should wish to err on the right side.
It is better that I should err in trusting her than to be unjust in doubting her.
If I err at all, it will be on the side of eagerness to see you make short work of him.
It is best when the vineyard is started to err on the side of short pruning.