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cor·rect

 (kə-rĕkt′)
v. cor·rect·ed, cor·rect·ing, cor·rects
v.tr.
1.
a. To make or put right: correct a mistake; correct a misunderstanding.
b. To remove the errors or mistakes from: corrected her previous testimony.
c. To indicate or mark the errors in: correct an exam.
2.
a. To speak to or communicate with (someone) in order to point out a mistake or error.
b. To scold or punish so as to improve or reform.
3. To remedy or counteract (a defect, for example): The new glasses corrected his blurry vision.
4. To adjust so as to meet a required standard or condition: correct the wheel alignment on a car.
v.intr.
1. To make corrections.
2. To make adjustments; compensate: correcting for the effects of air resistance.
adj.
1. Free from error or fault; true or accurate.
2. Conforming to standards; proper: correct behavior.

[Middle English correcten, from Latin corrigere, corrēct- : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + regere, to rule; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

cor·rect′a·ble, cor·rect′i·ble adj.
cor·rect′ly adv.
cor·rect′ness n.
cor·rec′tor n.
Synonyms: correct, rectify, remedy, redress, revise, amend
These verbs mean to make right what is wrong. Correct refers to eliminating faults, errors, or defects: I corrected the spelling mistakes. The new design corrected the flaws in the earlier version.
Rectify stresses the idea of bringing something into conformity with a standard of what is right: "It is dishonest to claim that we can rectify racial injustice without immediate cost" (Mari J. Matsuda).
Remedy involves removing or counteracting something considered a cause of harm, damage, or discontent: He took courses to remedy his abysmal ignorance.
Redress refers to setting right something considered immoral or unethical and usually involves some kind of recompense: "They said he had done very little to redress the abuses that the army had committed against the civilian population" (Daniel Wilkinson).
Revise suggests change that results from careful reconsideration: The agency revised its safety recommendations in view of the new findings.
Amend implies improvement through alteration or correction: "Whenever [the people] shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it" (Abraham Lincoln).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.correctly - in an accurate manner; "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right"
wrong, wrongly, incorrectly - in an inaccurate manner; "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong"

correctly

adverb rightly, right, perfectly, properly, precisely, accurately, aright Did I pronounce your name correctly?

correctly

adverb
In a fair, sporting manner:
Translations
بِشَكْل صَحِيحبِصورَةِ صَحيحَـه
správně
korrekt
oikeinkorrektisti
ispravno
á réttan hátt
正しく
바르게
pravilno
riktigt
อย่างถูกต้อง
doğru olarakdoğru şekilde
một cách đúng đắn

correctly

[kəˈrektlɪ] ADV
1. (= accurately, in right way) [answer, pronounce, predict] → correctamente
if I remember correctlysi mal no recuerdo
if I understand you correctlysi le he entendido bien
2. (= respectably, decently) [behave, proceed] → correctamente
3. (= appropriately) she refused, quite correctly, to give in to his demandsse negó, con toda la razón, a ceder a sus exigencias
when an accident happens, quite correctly, questions are askedcomo debe ser, cuando ocurre un accidente se hacen indagaciones

correctly

[kəˈrɛktli] adv
[pronounce, spell] → correctement; [answer] → correctement
(= properly) [execute] → correctement
quite correctly, she ... → à fort juste titre, elle ...
(= formally) → dans les règles

correctly

adv
(= accurately)richtig; answer, pronounce alsokorrekt; he had correctly assumed that …er hatte richtigerweise angenommen, dass …; if I remember correctlywenn ich mich recht entsinne
(= in proper way) behave, speak, dresskorrekt

correctly

[kəˈrɛktlɪ] adv (accurately) → correttamente; (properly) → correttamente, in modo adatto

correct

(kəˈrekt) verb
1. to remove faults and errors from. These spectacles will correct his eye defect.
2. (of a teacher etc) to mark errors in. I have fourteen exercise books to correct.
adjective
1. free from faults or errors. This sum is correct.
2. right; not wrong. Did I get the correct idea from what you said?; You are quite correct.
corˈrection (-ʃən) noun
corˈrective (-tiv) adjective
setting right. corrective treatment.
corˈrectly adverb
corˈrectness noun

correctly

بِشَكْل صَحِيح správně korrekt richtig σωστά correctamente oikein correctement ispravno correttamente 正しく 바르게 correct riktig poprawnie corretamente правильно riktigt อย่างถูกต้อง doğru olarak một cách đúng đắn 正确地
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