Definition of WRONG

noun : WRONG

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong" ;

verb : WRONG

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) treat unjustly; do wrong to ;

Adjective : WRONG

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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. (

    ) contrary to conscience or morality or law; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie" ;

  • 3. (

    ) not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "said all the wrong things" ;

  • 5. (

    ) based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to think that way" ;

  • 6. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 7. (

    ) used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward; "socks worn wrong side out" ;

  • 9. (

    ) 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" ;

Adverb : WRONG

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) in an inaccurate manner; "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong" ;


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