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. John Lott:

    The FBI put out a clearly incorrect set of numbers on public shootings shortly before the November election last year.

  2. President Donald Trump on Saturday:

    Why was he allowed to be, you call it fraudulent or incorrect, transcript, so we offered this IG -- I don't know him, I don't think I ever met him. I don't think I -- he never even came in to see me. How can you do that without seeing the person ? never came in to see me, never requested to see me. He took this terrible, inaccurate whistleblower report, right, and he brought it to Congress.

  3. Rocky Lee:

    There will be a judgment call as to whether any U.S. investor would want to be associated with such businesses, i believe you will see some 'quiet' exiting by U.S. funds and possibly LPs, at least those U.S. investors who feel strongly that owning companies engaging in these activities are either immoral or politically incorrect.

  4. Drew Pinsky:

    My early comments equating coronavirus with influenza were wrong, they were incorrect... and I want to apologize for that. I wish I had gotten it right, but I got it wrong.

  5. Margaret Schwarze:

    The bypass is not fixing their problem, it will often make them feel better because their leg doesn't hurt so much but to even imply that I am fixing this patient's disease is incorrect.

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