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.

How to pronounce incorrect?

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How to say incorrect in sign language?

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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. Donald Trump:

    If I don't listen, you're not going to know. Now, if I thought anything was incorrect or badly stated, I'd report Fox News.

  2. Rod Rosenstein:

    The New York Times’s story is inaccurate and factually incorrect, i will not further comment on a story based on anonymous sources who are obviously biased against the department and are advancing their own personal agenda. But let me clear about this : Based on my personal dealings with the president, there is no basis to invoke the 25th Amendment.

  3. State John Kerry:

    It is incorrect when (the letter) says that Congress can actually modify the terms of an agreement at any time. That is flat wrong.

  4. Geoffrey Harrison:

    KBR believes that it is wrong for the plaintiffs' lawyers to try to avoid paying the costs of court and, instead, trying to shift the cost to the taxpayers, in his latest ruling, the magistrate judge got it wrong again. This is yet another in a long series of factually and legally incorrect rulings from this judge.

  5. Johnson Chiang:

    We think this decision is incorrect.

Images & Illustrations of incorrect

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