error vs err : Common Errors in English

About error vs err

When you commit an error you err. The expression is “to err is human.”

error Meaning(s)

  • (n) a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
  • (n) inadvertent incorrectness
  • (n) a misconception resulting from incorrect information
  • (n) (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
  • (n) departure from what is ethically acceptable
  • (n) (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
  • (n) part of a statement that is not correct

err Meaning(s)

  • (v) to make a mistake or be incorrect
  • (v) wander from a direct course or at random

error in News

  1. PC HealthBoost Offers Advice on How to Remove Error 1722 From Computer Systems

    Registry errors on Windows computer systems can be a pain, especially the dreaded "error 1722" that causes computer screen freeze, blue screen and permanent damage to the user's computer system. Boost Software's PC Health Boost, a globally recognized Windows optimization and registry cleaner software application company, will be offering the most up-to-date free information to computer users to ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  2. Human error cause of mistake on LEISD election ballot

    Human error caused the order of candidates to be incorrectly listed on ballots for the recent Little Elm Independent School District school board election.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Little Elm Journal

  3. Error led to water quality concern in Ponchatoula

    Ponchatoula officials say an error in the state's collection or testing procedures caused worries among some residents that the city's water contained levels of a chemical far in excess of that considered acceptable by environmental officials.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: WDSU New Orleans

err in News

  1. correction

    The Daily News always seeks to be accurate in its news coverage, but when we make a mistake, we want to know. Readers noting mistakes in stories are encouraged to call city editor Katie Lovett or editor John Macone at 978-462-6666. ¢¢¢ To correct err
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Daily News of Newburyport

  2. Golf briefs for Thursday, June 13, 2013

    The 26th annual Err-Sker-Ber tournament is slated for Saturday, June 22 at Shady Oaks golf course, south of Amboy. It begins at 10 a.m. Entry fee is $50 and includes golf, cart, t-shirt and a hole-in-one contest.
    on June 13, 2013 Source:

  3. Mental fitness at issue for Arlington Heights man accused of killing dad

    Saying she wanted to "err on the side of caution," Cook County Judge Ellen Mandletor on Wednesday set a July 2 date for a hearing on defendant Steven Cole's mental fitness to stand trial. Cole, 42, is charged with murder in the 2011 stabbing death of his father Stuart Cole, 69, in the family's Arlington Heights home
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Daily Herald

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