[ UK /ˈɛɹɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɹɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. inadvertent incorrectness
  2. a misconception resulting from incorrect information
  3. departure from what is ethically acceptable
  4. (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
  5. (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
  6. part of a statement that is not correct
    the book was full of errors
  7. a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
    she was quick to point out my errors
    he made a bad mistake
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How To Use error In A Sentence

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  • You've found our 404 page. This is the page we show you when we can't show you the page you wanted, either because it doesn't exist, or because of some other error. Instead, we're showing you the definition and the etymology for the word '404', and some Dürer rhinos (because we like them). Think this is a mistake? Click here to report this error.
  • But more needs to be done with stories like this particular one, if you want to see your hard work come to fruition in ousting George W. Bush from the White House, along with any other of his cronies who have blood on their hands, from George W. Bush†™ s futile ‘War On Terror†™. Think Progress » 60 Minutes: CIA Official Reveals Bush, Cheney, Rice Were Personally Told Iraq Had No WMD in Fall 2002
  • Survivors of the terror attack will give evidence today. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation is responsible for internal security, for counter-espionage, for counter-intelligence and counter-terrorism.
  • Reproof with threats sore terror, frightful malison. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • You've found our 404 page. This is the page we show you when we can't show you the page you wanted, either because it doesn't exist, or because of some other error. Instead, we're showing you the definition and the etymology for the word '404', and some Dürer rhinos (because we like them). Think this is a mistake? Click here to report this error.
  • It checks bank account numbers before accepting them and will detect many common transcription errors, including incorrectly entered and transposed characters. Times, Sunday Times
  • What if a hijacked plane hit a nuclear power plant, what if bioterrorists infected burger bars, what if we were flooded with smallpox?
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