ERR

(redirected from err on the side of)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms.
Related to err on the side of: err on the side of caution

ERR

On a ticker tape, an indication that the previous quote was an error. This advises the person reading the tape to ignore that quote.

ERR

Used on the consolidated tape to indicate that an error has been made when reporting a transaction in the indicated security: ERR.LAST.IBM. The previous report, therefore, should be disregarded.
References in periodicals archive ?
However, after the war Camus argued that, although we must defend freedom, we must also err on the side of peace.