Synonyms for (adjective) incorrect

Synonyms: incorrect, wrong, faulty

Definition: characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules

Usage: he submitted a faulty report; an incorrect transcription; the wrong side of the road

Similar words: inaccurate

Definition: not exact

Usage: an inaccurate translation; the thermometer is inaccurate


Synonyms: wrong, incorrect

Definition: not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth

Usage: 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

Similar words: erroneous

Definition: containing or characterized by error

Usage: erroneous conclusions


Similar words: fallacious

Definition: based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information

Usage: fallacious hope


Similar words: false, mistaken

Definition: arising from error

Usage: a false assumption; a mistaken view of the situation


Synonyms: incorrect

Definition: (of a word or expression) not agreeing with grammatical principles

Similar words: ungrammatical, ill-formed

Definition: not grammatical; not conforming to the rules of grammar or accepted usage


Synonyms: incorrect, wrong

Definition: not in accord with established usage or procedure

Usage: the wrong medicine; the wrong way to shuck clams; it is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts

Similar words: improper

Definition: not suitable or right or appropriate

Usage: slightly improper to dine alone with a married man; improper medication; improper attire for the golf course