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Definition of 'correct'

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  1. make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
       Synonyms: rectify right
       Antonyms: falsify
  2. make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
       Synonyms: right compensate redress
       Antonyms: wrong
  3. censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
       Synonyms: chastise castigate objurgate chasten
  4. adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
       Synonyms: compensate counterbalance make up even out even off even up
  5. punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
       Synonyms: discipline sort out
  6. go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
       Synonyms: decline slump
  7. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
       Synonyms: adjust set
  8. treat a defect; "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"


  1. 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"
       Synonyms: right
       Antonyms: incorrect wrong incorrect wrong
  2. socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
       Synonyms: right
  3. in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
       Synonyms: right
  4. correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"
       Synonyms: right
       Antonyms: wrong

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