wrong

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wrong is part of the Basic English 850.
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wrong is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
wrong

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
wrong

Comparative
more wrong

Superlative
most wrong

  1. If something is wrong, it is not right. If something is wrong it may be incorrect, not true, or bad.
    That answer is wrong.
    "2 + 2 = 5" is wrong.
  2. If something is wrong, it is not moral.
    What you did was wrong.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
wrong

Third-person singular
wrongs

Past tense
wronged

Past participle
wronged

Present participle
wronging

  1. (transitive) If you wrong someone, you do something that hurts a person.
    He wrongs you by his actions.

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Noun[change]

Singular
wrong

Plural
wrongs

  1. (countable) A wrong is an immoral act.
    They accused him of wrongs against humanity.