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error meaning and definition

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ERROR noun

Definition of error (noun)

  1. a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    • "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
    • synonyms: fault, mistake
  2. inadvertent incorrectness
  3. a misconception resulting from incorrect information
  4. (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed
  5. departure from what is ethically acceptable
  6. (computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
  7. part of a statement that is not correct
    • "the book was full of errors"
    • synonyms: mistake
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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