correct

phonetic symbol: / kɚékt / 

correct - English Dictionary

[ verb ]
■ treat a defect
e.g.)
・The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia

[ verb ]
■ make right or correct
e.g.)
・Correct the mistakes
rectify , right

[ verb ]
■ alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
e.g.)
・correct the alignment of the front wheels
adjust , set

[ verb ]
■ censure severely
castigate , chasten , chastise , objurgate

[ verb ]
■ go down in value
e.g.)
・the stock market corrected
decline , slump

[ verb ]
■ make reparations or amends for
compensate , redress , right

[ verb ]
■ punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
discipline , sort out

[ verb ]
■ adjust for
e.g.)
・engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
compensate , counterbalance , even off , even out , even up , make up

[ adjective ]
■ free from error
■ especially conforming to fact or truth
e.g.)
・the correct answer
・the correct version
right

[ adjective ]
■ correct in opinion or judgment
right

[ adjective satellite ]
■ socially right or correct
e.g.)
・correct behavior
right

[ adjective satellite ]
■ in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure
right

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