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err British & World English

Be mistaken or incorrect; make a mistake

err English Thesaurus

the Court of Appeal ruled that the judge had erred in not allowing new evidence

err on the side of British & World English

Display more rather than less of (a specified quality) in one’s actions

err on the right side British & World English

Act so that the least harmful of possible mistakes or errors is the most likely to occur

err on the side of caution British & World English

Take a comparatively safe course of action when presented with a choice

to err is human, to forgive divine British & World English

It is human nature to make mistakes oneself while finding it hard to forgive others

err on the side of in err British & World English

Display more rather than less of (a specified quality) in one’s actions

err on the right side in err British & World English

Act so that the least harmful of possible mistakes or errors is the most likely to occur

err on the side of caution in caution British & World English

Take a comparatively safe course of action when presented with a choice

to err is human, to forgive divine in err British & World English

It is human nature to make mistakes oneself while finding it hard to forgive others