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Overview of noun wrong

The noun wrong has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) wrong, wrongfulness

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

2. (2) wrong, legal injury, damage

(any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right)

Overview of verb wrong

The verb wrong has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) wrong

(treat unjustly; do wrong to)

Overview of adj wrong

The adj wrong has 9 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (15) incorrect, wrong

(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. (12) wrong

(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. (9) improper, wrong

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

4. (5) amiss, awry, haywire, wrong

(not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine")

5. wrong

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

6. wrong, incorrect

(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. wrong

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

8. ill-timed, unseasonable, untimely, wrong

(badly timed; "an ill-timed intervention"; "you think my intrusion unseasonable"; "an untimely remark"; "it was the wrong moment for a joke")

9. faulty, incorrect, wrong

(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")

Overview of adv wrong

The adv wrong has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) incorrectly, wrongly, wrong

(in an inaccurate manner; "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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