What does incorrect mean?

Definitions for incorrect
ˌɪn kəˈrɛktin·cor·rect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incorrect, wrong(adj)

    not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth

    "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"

  2. wrong, incorrect(adj)

    not in accord with established usage or procedure

    "the wrong medicine"; "the wrong way to shuck clams"; "it is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts"

  3. incorrect(adj)

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

  4. faulty, incorrect, wrong(adj)

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

    "he submitted a faulty report"; "an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road"

Wiktionary

  1. incorrect(Adjective)

    Not correct; erroneous or wrong.

  2. incorrect(Adjective)

    Faulty or defective.

  3. incorrect(Adjective)

    Inappropriate or improper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incorrect(adj)

    not correct; not according to a copy or model, or to established rules; inaccurate; faulty

  2. Incorrect(adj)

    not in accordance with the truth; inaccurate; not exact; as, an incorrect statement or calculation

  3. Incorrect(adj)

    not accordant with duty or morality; not duly regulated or subordinated; unbecoming; improper; as, incorrect conduct

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Incorrect

    in-kor-ekt, adj. containing faults: not accurate: not correct in manner or character: (Shak.) not regulated.—adv. Incorrect′ly.—n. Incorrect′ness.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incorrect in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incorrect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of incorrect in a Sentence

  1. Alex Wellins:

    It would be incorrect to say the IPO window closes around elections, that said.

  2. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning:

    The statements on any recording or communications that Al Jazeera plans to air are absolutely false and incorrect, to be clear, I am recanting any such statements and there is no truth to any statement of mine that Al Jazeera plans to air. Under no circumstances should any of those recordings, statements or communications be aired.

  3. The OPEC chief:

    Some people say this decision was directed at the United States and shale oil. All of this is incorrect. Some also say it was directed at Iran. And Russia. This also is incorrect.

  4. The Daimler spokesman:

    The allegation that we wanted to hide something with the voluntary service measure is incorrect.

  5. Andrew Cuomo:

    The people of New York State choose the attorney general. So his suggestion that New York State's my attorney general is just incorrect. I don't have an attorney general.

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    a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
    • A. conveyance
    • B. lumberman
    • C. elan
    • D. crate

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