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Correct Definition

Verb: correct  ku'rekt

  1. Make right or correct
    "Correct the mistakes";
    - rectify, right
     
  2. Make reparations or amends for
    "correct a wrong done to the victims of the Holocaust";
    - right, compensate, redress
     
  3. Censure severely
    "She corrected him for his insensitive remarks";
    - chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten
     
  4. Adjust for
    "engineers will work to correct the effects of air resistance";
    - compensate, counterbalance, make up, even out, even off, even up
     
  5. Punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
    "The teacher corrected the pupils rather frequently";
    - discipline, sort out
     
  6. Go down in value
    "the stock market corrected";
    - decline, slump
     
  7. Alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
    "correct the alignment of the front wheels";
    - adjust, set
     
  8. Treat a defect
    "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"
Adjective: correct  ku'rekt
  1. Free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth
    "the correct version";
    - right
     
  2. Socially appropriate or approved
    "correct behaviour";
    - right, done [Brit]
     
  3. In accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure
    "what's the correct word for this?";
    - right
     
  4. Having truthful opinions or making the right judgment
    "time proved him correct";
    - right
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