Definition & Synonyms

• Correct

  1. (v. t.) To make right; to bring to the standard of truth, justice, or propriety; to rectify; as, to correct manners or principles.
  2. (v. t.) To bring back, or attempt to bring back, to propriety in morals; to reprove or punish for faults or deviations from moral rectitude; to chastise; to discipline; as, a child should be corrected for lying.
  3. (v. t.) To counteract the qualities of one thing by those of another; -- said of whatever is wrong or injurious; as, to correct the acidity of the stomach by alkaline preparations.
  4. (a.) Set right, or made straight; hence, conformable to truth, rectitude, or propriety, or to a just standard; not faulty or imperfect; free from error; as, correct behavior; correct views.
  5. (v. t.) To remove or retrench the faults or errors of; to amend; to set right; as, to correct the proof (that is, to mark upon the margin the changes to be made, or to make in the type the changes so marked).
Castigate, Chasten, Chastise, Compensate, Discipline, Objurgate, Rectify, Redress, Right,

• Correctable

  1. (a.) Capable of being corrected.

• Corrected

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Correct
Chastised, Disciplined,

• Correctible

  1. (a.) Alt. of Correctable

• Correctify

  1. (v. t.) To correct.

• Correcting

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Correct

• Correction

  1. (n.) The act of correcting, or making that right which was wrong; change for the better; amendment; rectification, as of an erroneous statement.
  2. (n.) An allowance made for inaccuracy in an instrument; as, chronometer correction; compass correction.
  3. (n.) That which is substituted in the place of what is wrong; an emendation; as, the corrections on a proof sheet should be set in the margin.
  4. (n.) The act of reproving or punishing, or that which is intended to rectify or to cure faults; punishment; discipline; chastisement.
  5. (n.) Abatement of noxious qualities; the counteraction of what is inconvenient or hurtful in its effects; as, the correction of acidity in the stomach.
Chastening, Chastisement, Discipline, Rectification,

• Correctional

  1. (a.) Tending to, or intended for, correction; used for correction; as, a correctional institution.

• Correctioner

  1. (n.) One who is, or who has been, in the house of correction.

Correct Meaning in Urdu: You have searched the English word "Correct" which means "صحیح" saheeh in Urdu. Correct meaning in Urdu has been searched 25319 (twenty-five thousand three hundred and nineteen) times till 22 Mar, 2018. You can find translation in Urdu and Roman Urdu that is saheeh Drust karana islaah karna for the word Correct. The definitions of the word Correct has been described here with maximum details, and also fined different synonyms for the word Correct, like Castigate, Chasten, Chastise, Compensate, Discipline, Objurgate, Rectify, Redress, Right Amendable Chastised, Disciplined Chastening, Chastisement, Discipline, Rectification . You can listen to the pronunciation of the word Correct in clear voice from this page online through our voice dictionary a unique facility for dedicated users.

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