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.

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. Theodore Antikas:

    This publication in PNAS is incorrect.

  2. Chuck Canterbury:

    This equipment, while politically incorrect, saved lives on that day.

  3. Alem Kibreab:

    I don't know why they put on this smear campaign. It is absolutely incorrect.

  4. Chief Executive Robert Lynch:

    We will vigorously challenge any false allegations or incorrect presentations.

  5. Stuart Groll:

    There are too many levels of sexual offenders, to make one label on all is incorrect.

Images & Illustrations of incorrect

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