English adjective: wrong
|1.||wrong not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth|
|Samples||An incorrect calculation.|
The report in the paper is wrong.
Your information is wrong.
The clock showed the wrong time.
Found themselves on the wrong road.
Based on the wrong assumptions.
|Similar||erroneous, fallacious, false, mistaken|
|See also||false, improper, inaccurate|
|2.||wrong contrary to conscience or morality or law|
|Samples||It is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor.|
Cheating is wrong.
It is wrong to lie.
|Similar||base, condemnable, criminal, deplorable, immoral, misguided, mistaken, reprehensible, vicious|
|See also||evil, immoral, improper, unethical, unjust, wicked|
|3.||wrong not appropriate for a purpose or occasion|
|Samples||Said all the wrong things.|
|4.||wrong not functioning properly|
|Samples||Something is amiss.|
Has gone completely haywire.
Something is wrong with the engine.
|Synonyms||amiss, awry, haywire|
|5.||wrong based on or acting or judging in error|
|Samples||It is wrong to think that way.|
|6.||wrong not in accord with established usage or procedure|
|Samples||The wrong medicine.|
The wrong way to shuck clams.
It is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts.
|7.||wrong used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward|
|Samples||Socks worn wrong side out.|
|8.||wrong badly timed|
|Samples||An ill-timed intervention.|
You think my intrusion unseasonable.
An untimely remark.
It was the wrong moment for a joke.
|Synonyms||ill-timed, unseasonable, untimely|
|9.||wrong characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules|
|Samples||He submitted a faulty report.|
An incorrect transcription.
The wrong side of the road.
English noun: wrong
|1.||wrong (attribute) that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law|
|Samples||He feels that you are in the wrong.|
|Broader (hypernym)||injustice, unjustness|
|2.||wrong (act) any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right|
|Synonyms||damage, legal injury|
English adverb: wrong
|1.||wrong in an inaccurate manner|
|Samples||He decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly.|
She guessed wrong.
|Antonyms||aright, correctly, right|
English verb: wrong
|1.||wrong (social) treat unjustly; do wrong to|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||do by, handle, treat|
|Narrower (hyponym)||aggrieve, sandbag, victimise, victimize|
|Antonyms||redress, right, correct, compensate|