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Adjective wrong has 10 senses
  1. 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"
    Antonyms: correct, right, accurate, exact, precise, letter-perfect, word-perfect, straight
  2. 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"
    right, ethical, honorable, honourable, moral
  3. unsuitable, improper, wrong - not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "unsuitable attire for the office"; "said all the wrong things"
    Antonym: appropriate (indirect, via inappropriate)
  4. amiss, awry, haywire, wrong - not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"
    Antonym: functioning (indirect, via malfunctioning)
  5. untrue, wrong - not according with the facts; "unfortunately the statement was simply untrue"; "the facts as reported were wrong"
    Antonym: true (indirect, via false)
  6. wrong - based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to think that way"
    right, correct, right-minded
  7. wrong - not in accord with established usage or procedure; "the wrong medicine"; "the wrong way to shuck clams"
    proper (indirect, via improper)
  8. inappropriate, incorrect, wrong - not conforming with accepted standards of propriety or taste; undesirable; "incorrect behavior"; "she was seen in all the wrong places"; "He thought it was wrong for her to go out to work"
    Antonym: proper (indirect, via improper)
  9. wrong - used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward; "socks worn wrong side out"
    outside (indirect, via inside)
  10. ill-timed, 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"
    Antonym: opportune (indirect, via inopportune)
Adverbial wrong has 1 sense
  1. incorrectly, wrongly, wrong - in an incorrect manner; "she guessed wrong"
Noun wrong has 2 senses
  1. wrong, wrongfulness - that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong"
    --1 is a kind of injustice, unjustness
    Antonyms: right, rightfulness
    Derived form: verb wrong1
  2. wrong, legal injury, damage - a legal injury is any damage resulting from a violation of a legal right
    --2 is a kind of wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus
    Derived form: verb wrong1
Verb wrong has 1 sense
  1. wrong - treat unjustly; do wrong to
    --1 is one way to
    treat, handle, do by
    Antonyms: right, compensate, redress, correct
    Derived forms: noun wrong1, noun wrong2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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