Thesaurus for correct
- rectify, right, compensate, redress, chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, counterbalance, make up, even out, even off, even up, discipline, sort out, decline, slump, adjust, set, alter, balance, bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, care for, change, change by reversal, chew out, chew up, chide, come down, descend, dress down, equilibrate, equilibrise, equilibrize, fall, go down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, modify, penalise, penalize, punish, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, reverse, scold, take to task, treat, trounce, turn
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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.