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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wrong /ˈrɔŋ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wrong v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wronged p. pr. & vb. n. Wronging.]
 1. To treat with injustice; to deprive of some right, or to withhold some act of justice from; to do undeserved harm to; to deal unjustly with; to injure.
    He that sinneth . . . wrongeth his own soul.   --Prov. viii. 36.
 2. To impute evil to unjustly; as, if you suppose me capable of a base act, you wrong me.
 I rather choose
 To wrong the dead, to wrong myself and you,
 Than I will wrong such honorable men.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wrong obs. imp. of Wring. Wrung.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wrong a.
 1. Twisted; wry; as, a wrong nose.  [Obs.]
 2. Not according to the laws of good morals, whether divine or human; not suitable to the highest and best end; not morally right; deviating from rectitude or duty; not just or equitable; not true; not legal; as, a wrong practice; wrong ideas; wrong inclinations and desires.
 3. Not fit or suitable to an end or object; not appropriate for an intended use; not according to rule; unsuitable; improper; incorrect; as, to hold a book with the wrong end uppermost; to take the wrong way.
    I have deceived you both; I have directed you to wrong places.   --Shak.
 4. Not according to truth; not conforming to fact or intent; not right; mistaken; erroneous; as, a wrong statement.
 5. Designed to be worn or placed inward; as, the wrong side of a garment or of a piece of cloth.
 Syn: -- Injurious; unjust; faulty; detrimental; incorrect; erroneous; unfit; unsuitable.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wrong, adv. In a wrong manner; not rightly; amiss; morally ill; erroneously; wrongly.
    Ten censure wrong for one that writes amiss.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wrong, n.  That which is not right.  Specifically: (a) Nonconformity or disobedience to lawful authority, divine or human; deviation from duty; -- the opposite of moral right.
    When I had wrong and she the right.   --Chaucer.
    One spake much of right and wrong.   --Milton.
 (b) Deviation or departure from truth or fact; state of falsity; error; as, to be in the wrong.  (c) Whatever deviates from moral rectitude; usually, an act that involves evil consequences, as one which inflicts injury on a person; any injury done to, or received from; another; a trespass; a violation of right.
    Friend, I do thee no wrong.   --Matt. xx. 18.
    As the king of England can do no wrong, so neither can he do right but in his courts and by his courts.   --Milton.
    The obligation to redress a wrong is at least as binding as that of paying a debt.   --E. Evereth.
 Note:Wrongs, legally, are private or public.  Private wrongs are civil injuries, immediately affecting individuals; public wrongs are crimes and misdemeanors which affect the community.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 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" [syn: incorrect]
             [ant: correct, correct]
      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" [ant: right]
      3: not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "unsuitable
         attire for the office"; "said all the wrong things" [syn:
         unsuitable, improper]
      4: not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone
         completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"
         [syn: amiss(p), awry(p), haywire, wrong(p)]
      5: not according with the facts; "unfortunately the statement
         was simply untrue"; "the facts as reported were wrong"
         [syn: untrue]
      6: based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to
         think that way" [ant: right]
      7: not in accord with established usage or procedure; "the
         wrong medicine"; "the wrong way to shuck clams"
      8: 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" [syn: inappropriate, incorrect]
      9: used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face
         inward; "socks worn wrong side out"
      10: badly timed; "an ill-timed intervention"; "you think my
          intrusion unseasonable"; "an untimely remark"; "it was
          the wrong moment for a joke" [syn: ill-timed(a), ill
          timed(p), unseasonable, untimely]
      n 1: that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law;
           "he feels that you are in the wrong" [syn: wrongfulness]
           [ant: right, right]
      2: a legal injury is any damage resulting from a violation of a
         legal right [syn: legal injury, damage]
      adv : in an incorrect manner; "she guessed wrong" [syn: incorrectly,
             wrongly] [ant: correctly, correctly]
      v : treat unjustly; do wrong to [ant: right]