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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Err v. i. [imp. & p. p. Erred p. pr. & vb. n. Erring ]
 1. To wander; to roam; to stray. [Archaic] “Why wilt thou err from me?”
    What seemeth to you, if there were to a man an hundred sheep and one of them hath erred.   --Wyclif (Matt. xviii. 12).
 2. To deviate from the true course; to miss the thing aimed at. “My jealous aim might err.”
 3. To miss intellectual truth; to fall into error; to mistake in judgment or opinion; to be mistaken.
    The man may err in his judgment of circumstances.   --Tillotson.
 4. To deviate morally from the right way; to go astray, in a figurative sense; to do wrong; to sin.
    Do they not err that devise evil?   --Prov. xiv. 22.
 5. To offend, as by erring.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : capable of making an error; "all men are error-prone" [syn: