1. correct - verb
· make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
2. correct - verb
· make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
3. correct - verb
· censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
Hypernym(s): call_on_the_carpet, take_to_task, rebuke, rag, trounce, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress_down, call_down, scold, chide, berate, bawl_out, remonstrate, chew_out, chew_up, have_words, lambaste, lambast
4. correct - verb
· adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
5. correct - verb
· punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
6. correct - verb
· go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
7. correct - verb
· alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
8. correct - verb
· treat a defect; "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"
9. correct - adjective
· 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"
10. correct - adjective
· socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
11. correct - adjective
· in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
12. correct - adjective
· correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"
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