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Adjective correct has 4 senses
  1. 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"
    Antonyms: incorrect, wrong, erroneous, inaccurate, fallacious, false, mistaken
  2. correct, right - socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
    Antonym: improper (indirect, via proper)
  3. correct, right - in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
    Antonym: improper (indirect, via proper)
  4. right, correct - correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"
Verb correct has 8 senses
  1. correct, rectify, right - make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
    --1 is one way to change by reversal, turn, reverse
    Antonyms: falsify
    Derived form: noun correction1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. right, compensate, redress, correct - make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
    --2 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct - censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
    --3 is one way to call on the carpet, rebuke, rag, trounce, reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down, scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out, chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. compensate, counterbalance, correct, even out, even off, even up - adjust or make up for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
    --4 is one way to balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  5. discipline, correct, sort out - punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
    --5 is one way to punish, penalize, penalise
    Derived form: noun correction6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. decline, slump, correct - go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
    --6 is one way to descend, fall, go down, come down
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  7. 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"
    --7 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  8. correct - treat a defect; "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"
    --8 is one way to
    treat, care for
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Something ----s something
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