correct Synonyms & Definition

• 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).
Synonyms:
Castigate, Chasten, Chastise, Compensate, Discipline, Objurgate, Rectify, Redress, Right,

• Correctable

  1. (a.) Capable of being corrected.
Synonyms:
Amendable,

• Corrected

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

• Correctible

  1. (a.) Alt. of Correctable

• Correctory

  1. (a.) Containing or making correction; corrective.

• Correctness

  1. (n.) The state or quality of being correct; as, the correctness of opinions or of manners; correctness of taste; correctness in writing or speaking; the correctness of a text or copy.
Synonyms:
Rightness,

• Corrective

  1. (a.) Having the power to correct; tending to rectify; as, corrective penalties.
  2. (a.) Qualifying; limiting.
  3. (n.) Limitation; restriction.
  4. (n.) That which has the power of correcting, altering, or counteracting what is wrong or injurious; as, alkalies are correctives of acids; penalties are correctives of immoral conduct.
Synonyms:
Disciplinal, Disciplinary, Restorative,

• Correctly

  1. (adv.) In a correct manner; exactly; acurately; without fault or error.
Synonyms:
Aright, Right,

• Correctioner

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

• Correctify

  1. (v. t.) To correct.


Correct Meaning in Urdu

Correct Meaning in Urdu: You have searched the English word "Correct" which means "صحیح" saheeh in Urdu. Correct meaning in Urdu has been searched 25458 (twenty-five thousand four hundred and fifty-eight) times till 25 May, 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 Rightness Disciplinal, Disciplinary, Restorative Aright, Right . 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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