Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb err

2 senses of err

Sense 1
err, mistake, slip -- (to make a mistake or be incorrect)

Sense 2
stray, err, drift -- (wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

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