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Free from error; in accordance with fact or truth,
  1. Free from error; in accordance with fact or truth
    • - make sure you have been given the correct information
  2. Not mistaken in one's opinion or judgment; right
    • - the government was correct to follow a course of defeating inflation
  3. (of a thing or course of action) Meeting the requirements of or most appropriate for a particular situation or activity
    • - cut the top and bottom tracks to the correct length with a hacksaw
  4. (of a person or their appearance or behavior) Conforming to accepted social standards; proper
    • - he was a polite man, invariably correct and pleasant with Mrs. Collins
  5. Conforming to a particular political or ideological orthodoxy

  1. Put right (an error or fault)
    • - the council issued a statement correcting some points in the press reports
  2. Mark the errors in (a written or printed text)
    • - he corrected Dixon's writing for publication
  3. Tell (someone) that they are mistaken
    • - he had assumed she was married and she had not corrected him
    • - sorry, I stand corrected
  4. Counteract or rectify
    • - the problem of diminished sight can be reduced or corrected by wearing eyeglasses
  5. Adjust (an instrument) to function accurately or in accord with a standard
    • - motorists can have their headlights tested and corrected at a reduced price on Saturday
  6. Adjust (a numerical result or reading) to allow for departure from standard conditions
    • - data were corrected for radionuclide decay

  1. make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
  2. 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"
  3. right: make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
  4. chastise: censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
  5. in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
  6. compensate: adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
  7. right: correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"
  8. discipline: punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
  9. decline: go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
  10. adjust: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
  11. (Correctness (computer science)) In theoretical computer science, correctness of an algorithm is asserted when it is said that the algorithm is correct with respect to a specification. Functional correctness refers to the input-output behaviour of the algorithm (i.e. ...
  12. (Correctness (theology)) The word orthodox, from Greek orthodoxos "having the right opinion", from orthos ("right", "true", "straight") + doxa ("opinion" or "praise", related to dokein, "to think"), is typically used to mean the adherence to well-researched and well-thought-out accepted norms, ...
  13. To make something that was not valid become right. To remove error; To grade (examination papers); To inform (someone) of the latter's error; Free from error; true; the state of having an affirmed truth; With good manners; well behaved; conforming with accepted standards of behaviour
  14. (correctness) The degree to which software conforms to its specification.
  15. (Correctness (צדק tsedeq, Strong's #6664)) While this word is usually translated as "righteousness," the more concrete Hebraic meaning is "correctness," in the sense of walking in the "correct" path.
  16. (Correctness) A good design should correctly implement all the functionalities identified in the SRS document.
  17. (Correctness) Data matches the specification for that field.
  18. (Correctness) Displays the potential data sharing problems based on the parallel site, task, lock, and other annotations. It includes a source view that helps you locate the sharing problems in your source code. ...
  19. (Correctness) Refers to the many different training aspects of the horse, how the exercises are performed, and used to describe their results.
  20. (Correctness) The straightness of the action of the limbs (e.g., faults would be winging, paddling, ringing hocks). Not the same as Purity. Dressage judges deal with Correctness only indirectly; that is, to the degree that it affects the purity or quality of the gait. ...
  21. A wine that tastes as it should (by definition) according to the types of grapes used and the region it is from. Usually also means it's clean and somewhat boring.
  22. PNT/PRT response that matches target item as given on the score sheet. Allows for addition or deletion of plural morphemes, one-sound off leniency for diagnosed apraxia of speech, and alternative pronunciations based on African American Vernacular English. ...
  23. means you acknowledge what was transmitted as correct.
  24. In the bidding, to choose (usually) partner's first bid suit; in that case, a correction is equivalent to a preference.
  25. ad. true; free from mistakes; v. to change to what is right