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English adjective: incorrect

1. incorrect not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth


SamplesAn 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.


Synonymswrong


Similarerroneous, fallacious, false, mistaken


See alsofalse, improper, inaccurate


Attributecorrectness, rightness


Antonymscorrect, right

2. incorrect not in accord with established usage or procedure


SamplesThe wrong medicine.
The wrong way to shuck clams.
It is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts.


Synonymswrong


Similarimproper


Antonymsproper

3. incorrect (of a word or expression) not agreeing with grammatical principles


Similarill-formed, ungrammatical


Antonymswell-formed, grammatical

4. incorrect characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules


SamplesHe submitted a faulty report.
An incorrect transcription.
The wrong side of the road.


Synonymsfaulty, wrong


Similarinaccurate


Antonymsaccurate









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