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Main Entry: 1cor·rect
1 a :
to make or set right b : COUNTERACT, NEUTRALIZE c :
to alter or adjust so as to bring to some standard or required condition2 a : 1REBUKE
, PUNISH b :
to indicate the faults or errors of and show how they can be made right <correct
a student's composition>
/ nounsynonyms CORRECT
mean to make right. CORRECT
suggests doing something that removes mistakes or merely points them out <teachers correct
suggests changing something to make it accurate or to bring it under proper control <rectified
the crowded conditions by building a new school>. AMEND
suggests improving or restoring by making changes <amend
the sentence so that it makes sense>.