correct ADJECTIVE 1) free from error; true; right. 2) conforming to accepted social standards. 3) conforming to a particular political or ideological orthodoxy: environmentally correct.
VERB 1) put right. 2) mark the errors in (a text). 3) tell (someone) that they are in error. 4) adjust so as to function accurately or accord with a standard.
DERIVATIVES correctable adjective correctly adverb correctness noun corrector noun.
ORIGIN from Latin corrigere 'make straight, amend' .

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