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KK Pronunciation

〔 kәˋrєkt 〕


〔 kәˊrekt 〕

Overview of verb correct

The verb correct has 8 senses

  • correct, rectify, right -- (make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation")

  • right, compensate, redress, correct -- (make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust")

  • chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct -- (censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks")

  • compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up -- (adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance")

  • discipline, correct, sort out -- (punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently")

  • decline, slump, correct -- (go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped")

  • adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

  • correct -- (treat a defect; "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia")

Overview of adj correct

The adj correct has 4 senses

  • correct, right -- (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")

  • correct, right -- (socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior")

  • correct, right -- (in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters")

  • right, correct -- (correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right")