Antonyms of noun wrong

1 of 2 senses of wrong

Sense 1
wrong, wrongfulness -- (that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong")
       Antonym of right (Sense 7)
      => right, rightfulness -- (anything in accord with principles of justice; "he feels he is in the right"; "the rightfulness of his claim")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun wrong

2 senses of wrong

Sense 1
wrong, wrongfulness -- (that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong")
       => injustice, unjustness -- (the practice of being unjust or unfair)

Sense 2
wrong, legal injury, damage -- (any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right)
       => injury -- (wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted)

Antonyms of verb wrong

1 sense of wrong

Sense 1
wrong -- (treat unjustly; do wrong to)
       Antonym of right (Sense 1)
      => right, compensate, redress, correct -- (make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb wrong

1 sense of wrong

Sense 1
wrong -- (treat unjustly; do wrong to)
       => treat, handle, do by -- (interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently")

Antonyms of adj wrong

9 senses of wrong

Sense 1
incorrect (vs. correct), wrong (vs. right) -- (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")

correct (vs. incorrect), right (vs. wrong) -- (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")
        => accurate, exact, precise -- ((of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct; "a precise image"; "a precise measurement")
        => letter-perfect, word-perfect -- (correct to the last detail; especially being in or following the exact words; "a letter-perfect rendition of the soliloquy"; "she was word-perfect in her part")
        => straight -- (following a correct or logical method; "straight reasoning")

Sense 2
wrong (vs. right) -- (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 (vs. wrong) -- (in conformance with justice or law or morality; "do the right thing and confess")
        => ethical, honorable, honourable -- (adhering to ethical and moral principles; "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action")

Sense 3
improper, wrong -- (not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "said all the wrong things")

INDIRECT (VIA inappropriate) -> appropriate -- (suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc; "a book not appropriate for children"; "a funeral conducted the appropriate solemnity"; "it seems that an apology is appropriate")

Sense 4
amiss (predicate), awry (predicate), haywire, wrong (predicate) -- (not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine")

INDIRECT (VIA malfunctioning) -> functioning -- (performing or able to perform its regular function; "a functioning flashlight")

Sense 5
wrong (vs. right) -- (based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to think that way")

right (vs. wrong), correct -- (correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right")
        => right-minded -- (disposed toward or having views based on what is right; "respect for law which every right-minded citizen ought to have"- Bertrand Russell)

Sense 6
wrong, 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")

INDIRECT (VIA improper) -> proper -- (marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners")

Sense 7
wrong -- (used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward; "socks worn wrong side out")

INDIRECT (VIA inside) -> outside -- (relating to or being on or near the outer side or limit; "an outside margin")

Sense 8
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")

INDIRECT (VIA inopportune) -> opportune -- (suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose; "an opportune place to make camp"; "an opportune arrival")

Sense 9
faulty, incorrect, wrong -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA inaccurate) -> accurate -- (conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale")

Similarity of adj wrong

9 senses of wrong

Sense 1
incorrect (vs. correct), wrong (vs. right) -- (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")
       => erroneous -- (containing or characterized by error; "erroneous conclusions")
       => fallacious -- (based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information; "fallacious hope")
       => false, mistaken -- (arising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation")
          Also See-> false#1; improper#1; inaccurate#1

Sense 2
wrong (vs. right) -- (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")
       => condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious -- (bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure; "a criminal waste of talent"; "a deplorable act of violence"; "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife")
       => base, immoral -- (not adhering to ethical or moral principles; "base and unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life"; "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds")
       => misguided, mistaken -- (wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment; "well-meaning but misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity")
          Also See-> evil#1; improper#1; immoral#1; unethical#1; unjust#2; wicked#1

Sense 3
improper, wrong -- (not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "said all the wrong things")
       => inappropriate (vs. appropriate) -- (not suitable for a particular occasion etc; "noise seems inappropriate at a time of sadness"; "inappropriate shoes for a walk on the beach"; "put inappropriate pressure on them")

Sense 4
amiss (predicate), awry (predicate), haywire, wrong (predicate) -- (not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine")
       => malfunctioning (vs. functioning), nonfunctional -- (not performing or able to perform its regular function; "a malfunctioning valve")

Sense 5
wrong (vs. right) -- (based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to think that way")
       => wrongheaded -- (obstinately perverse in judgment or opinion; "a wrongheaded policy")

Sense 6
wrong, 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 (vs. proper) -- (not suitable or right or appropriate; "slightly improper to dine alone with a married man"; "improper medication"; "improper attire for the golf course")

Sense 7
wrong -- (used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward; "socks worn wrong side out")
       => inside (vs. outside) -- (relating to or being on the side closer to the center or within a defined space; "he reached into his inside jacket pocket"; "inside out"; "an inside pitch is between home plate and the batter")

Sense 8
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")
       => inopportune (vs. opportune) -- (not opportune; "arrived at a most inopportune hour"; "an inopportune visit")

Sense 9
faulty, incorrect, wrong -- (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 (vs. accurate) -- (not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate")

Synonyms of adv wrong

1 sense of wrong

Sense 1
incorrectly, wrongly, wrong -- (in an inaccurate manner; "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong")

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