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in·cor·rect

 (ĭn′kə-rĕkt′)
adj.
1. Not correct; erroneous or wrong: an incorrect answer.
2. Defective; faulty: incorrect programming of the computer.
3. Improper; inappropriate: incorrect behavior.

in′cor·rect′ly adv.
in′cor·rect′ness n.

incorrect

(ˌɪnkəˈrɛkt)
adj
1. false; wrong: an incorrect calculation.
2. not fitting or proper: incorrect behaviour.
ˌincorˈrectly adv
ˌincorˈrectness n

in•cor•rect

(ˌɪn kəˈrɛkt)

adj.
1. not correct as to fact; inaccurate: an incorrect answer on a test.
2. improper; inappropriate: incorrect attire.
3. not correct in form, use, or manner.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin]
in`cor•rect′ly, adv.
in`cor•rect′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incorrect - not correctincorrect - 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"
inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"
improper - not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course"
false - not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality; "gave false testimony under oath"; "false tales of bravery"
correct, right - free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision"
2.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"
improper - not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course"
3.incorrect - (of a word or expression) not agreeing with grammatical principles
ill-formed, ungrammatical - not grammatical; not conforming to the rules of grammar or accepted usage
4.incorrect - 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"
inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"

incorrect

adjective
1. false, wrong, mistaken, flawed, faulty, unfitting, inaccurate, untrue, improper, erroneous, out, wide of the mark (informal), specious, inexact, off-base (U.S. & Canad. informal), off-beam (informal), way off-beam (informal) He denied that his evidence was incorrect.
false right, true, correct, accurate, exact, fitting, flawless, faultless
2. inappropriate, wrong, unsuitable, unfit, improper, unseemly, ill-suited, inapt injuries caused by incorrect posture
inappropriate appropriate, right, fitting, correct, suitable

incorrect

adjective
Containing an error or errors:
Idioms: all wet, in error, off base, off the mark.
Translations
خَاطِئٌخاطئ، غَيْر مَضْبوطغَيْر صَحيح
nesprávnýnepřijatelný
ukorrektforkert
virheellinen
netočan
nem helyes
óviîeigandirangur; ónákvæmur
不正確な
부정확한
neteisingumas
kļūdainsnekorektsnepareizs
napačen
felaktig
ไม่ถูกต้อง
không đúng

incorrect

[ˌɪnkəˈrekt] ADJ
1. (= wrong) [answer, spelling] → incorrecto; [information, statement, assumption] → erróneo
it is incorrect to say thates erróneo decir que ...
that is incorrect, you are wrongno es cierto, usted se equivoca
2. (= bad) [posture, diet] → incorrecto, inadecuado
3. (= improper) [behaviour] → incorrecto, impropio; [dress] → inapropiado

incorrect

[ˌɪnkəˈrɛkt] adj
[data, answer, information] → incorrect(e)
[size, posture] → incorrect(e)
[belief, assumption] → incorrect(e)

incorrect

adj
(= wrong)falsch; calculationfalsch, fehlerhaft; statement, assessmentfalsch, unzutreffend, unrichtig; opinionfalsch, irrig; textungenau, fehlerhaft; incorrect dietFehlernährung f, → falsche Ernährung; that is incorrectdas stimmt nicht, das ist nicht richtig or wahr; you are incorrectSie irren sich, Sie haben unrecht; you are incorrect in your assumptionSie irren sich in Ihrer Annahme; you are incorrect in thinking that …Sie haben unrecht, wenn Sie denken, dass …
(= improper) behaviourinkorrekt, nicht einwandfrei; dressinkorrekt, falsch; it is incorrect to …es ist nicht korrekt, zu …

incorrect

[ˌɪnkəˈrɛkt] adj (statement, fact) → inesatto/a; (conclusion) → errato/a; (behaviour) → scorretto/a; (dress) → sconveniente
that is incorrect → questo è inesatto
you are incorrect in stating that ... → ti sbagli quando dici che...

incorrect

(inkəˈrekt) adjective
1. not accurate or correct; wrong. incorrect translation of a word.
2. (of behaviour etc) not acceptable; wrong.
ˌincorˈrectness noun

incorrect

خَاطِئٌ nesprávný ukorrekt falsch λανθασμένος incorrecto virheellinen incorrect netočan scorretto 不正確な 부정확한 incorrect feilaktig niepoprawny incorreto неверный felaktig ไม่ถูกต้อง yanlış không đúng 不正确的

incorrect

a. incorrecto-a, equivocado-a, errado-a, que requiere corrección.
References in classic literature ?
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I doubt there is a man or a woman in Heidelberg who would not answer promptly and confidently three out of every five questions about the White Cap Corps which a stranger might ask; yet it is a very safe bet that two of the three answers would be incorrect every time.
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It was as I thought: Hunsden had expected me to take with calm his incorrect and offensive surmises, his bitter and haughty taunts; and himself was chafed by a laugh, scarce louder than a whisper.
This last representation has since been proved incorrect.
I assure you there isn't anything incorrect in your coming," he insisted, with the greatest civility.
Strictly speaking, this was incorrect, unless one counted Methuselah; but perhaps Mr Galloway spoke figuratively.
The idea was a splendid one; indeed, the only weak spot about it was a fear lest Good's almanack might be incorrect.
She went on, talking somewhat at random, now of the recent past, then of their first meeting and their marriage; but presently I began to form a fairly coherent picture of their lives; and it seemed to me that my surmises had not been incorrect.
He was right, however, in this instance, for the report had reached the prince's ears in an incorrect form.
While that untrained voice, with its incorrect breathing and labored transitions, was sounding, even the connoisseurs said nothing, but only delighted in it and wished to hear it again.