What does incorrect mean?

Definitions for incorrect
ˌɪn kəˈrɛktin·cor·rect

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incorrect, wrongadjective

    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, incorrectadjective

    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. incorrectadjective

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

  4. faulty, incorrect, wrongadjective

    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. incorrectadjective

    Not correct; erroneous or wrong.

  2. incorrectadjective

    Faulty or defective.

  3. incorrectadjective

    Inappropriate or improper.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Incorrectadjective

    Not nicely finished; not exact; inaccurate; full of faults.

    Etymology: in and correct.

    The piece you think is incorrect: why take it;
    I'm all submission; what you'd have it, make it. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incorrectadjective

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

  2. Incorrectadjective

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

  3. Incorrectadjective

    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. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    There are those who have said the IDF just targeted sand dunes — this is incorrect, hamas must understand that we will not permit these attacks, and we will respond with even greater force.

  2. The CDC:

    As many of his colleagues in the USPHS have pointed out, this information is incorrect. In fact, he received an early promotion/exceptional proficiency promotion to Commander effective July 1, 2017, in recognition of his exemplary performance in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), over and above any of his assignments at CDC, his early promotion within the USPHS reflects his excellence as an officer and an employee.

  3. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton:

    There are alleged facts that are being put forward by some of the advocates which are patently incorrect, if not fabricated.

  4. Ian Johnson:

    This study will, I hope, help to eliminate the incorrect impression ... that some meat products are as carcinogenic as cigarette smoke, and to discourage dramatic media headlines claiming that 'bacon is killing us'.

  5. Chief Executive Robert Lynch:

    We will vigorously challenge any false allegations or incorrect presentations.

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