correct: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ku-rekt'), [key]
- to set or make true, accurate, or right; remove the errors or faults from: The native guide corrected our pronunciation. The new glasses corrected his eyesight.
- to point out or mark the errors in: The teacher corrected the examination papers.
- to scold, rebuke, or punish in order to improve: Should parents correct their children in public?
- to counteract the operation or effect of (something hurtful or undesirable): The medication will correct stomach acidity.
- to alter or adjust so as to bring into accordance with a standard or with a required condition.
- to make a correction or corrections.
- (of stock prices) to reverse a trend, esp. temporarily, as after a sharp advance or decline in previous trading sessions.
- conforming to fact or truth; free from error; accurate: a correct answer.
- in accordance with an acknowledged or accepted standard; proper: correct behavior.
- correct (Thesaurus)