Translation of "err" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɜːr/ us /ɝː/ /r/ us /ɝː/ /er/ us /ɝː/ formal

to make a mistake or to do something wrong

He erred in agreeing to her appointment to the position.

(Translation of “err” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əː/

(formal, old-fashioned) to make a mistake; to be wrong; to do wrong

errar, equivocarse
To err is human.
err on the side of

to be guilty of what might be seen as a fault in order to avoid an opposite and greater fault

pecar por exceso de
It is better to err on the side of leniency when punishing a child .

(Translation of “err” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)