adjective Etymology: Latin inerrant-, inerrans, from in- + errant-, errans, present participle of errare to err Date: 1837 free from error

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  • inerrant — index accurate, certain (positive), infallible, reliable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • inerrant — (adj.) 1650s, in reference to fixed stars (as opposed to wandering planets), from L. inerrantem (nom. inerrans) not wandering, from in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + errans, prp. of errare to err (see ERR (Cf. err …   Etymology dictionary

  • inerrant — unerring, *infallible Analogous words: *impeccable, flawless, faultless: accurate, exact, *correct, precise: *reliable, dependable, trustworthy: inevitable, *certain …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • inerrant — [in er′ənt, inʉr′ənt] adj. [L inerrans, not wandering, fixed: see IN 2 & ERRANT] not erring; making no mistakes; infallible inerrancy n …   English World dictionary

  • inerrant — inerrancy, n. inerrantly, adv. /in er euhnt, err /, adj. free from error; infallible. [1645 55; < L inerrant , equiv. to in IN 3 + errant , s. of errans prp. of errare to wander, ERR; see ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • inerrant — adjective Of or pertaining to inerrancy. Without error, particularly used in reference to the Bible. He questions the tenability of regarding the Scriptures as inerrant as no original copies are extant …   Wiktionary

  • inerrant — in•er•rant [[t]ɪnˈɛr ənt, ˈɜr [/t]] adj. free from error; infallible • Etymology: 1645–55; < L inerrant , s. of inerrāns not wandering in•er′ran•cy, n. in•er′rant•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • inerrant — Synonyms and related words: accurate, close, constant, correct, delicate, dependable, direct, even, exact, express, faithful, fine, inerrable, infallible, mathematical, micrometrically precise, microscopic, nice, pinpoint, precise, refined,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inerrant — adj. without mistakes, without error …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inerrant — adjective incapable of being wrong. Derivatives inerrancy noun inerrantist noun …   English new terms dictionary

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