• Pronunciation of correct: K ER0 EH1 K T (kə'rɛkt)

  • Number of syllables of correct: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of correct

  • Definition of correct

    • (v): treat a defect; "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"  
    • (v): make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"  
    • (v): alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"  
    • (v): censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"  
    • (v): go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"  
    • (v): make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"  
    • (v): punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"  
    • (v): adjust or make up for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"  
    • (a): 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"  
    • (a): correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"  
    • (s): socially right or correct; "it isn''t right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"  
    • (s): in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what''s the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"  
  • Examples of correct

    • His comparison was exactly correct.  
    • The right upper lobe bronchus and right middle lobe bronchus are not correct.  
    • It presupposes the 'viewpoint' of the proponents of change are correct.  
    • Circle the correct consonant digraph. Circle the correct consonant digraph.  
    • The article is already in the correct categories with the appropriate sorting.  
    • Where the page is right now is the scientifically correct term for the process.  
    • The change made by the anon is factually correct.  
    • Circle the correct consonant digraph.  
    • Could someone correct the typo  
    • The information is most indubitably correct.  

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