Textual thesaurus for "correct"

(adj) right

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

(adj) right

correct in opinion or judgment

time proved him right

(adj) right

socially right or correct

it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye; correct behavior

(adj) right

in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure

what's the right word for this?; the right way to open oysters

(verb) rectify, right

make right or correct

Correct the mistakes; rectify the calculation

(verb) adjust, set

alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels

(verb) objurgate, chasten, chastise, castigate

censure severely

She chastised him for his insensitive remarks

(verb) decline, slump

go down in value

the stock market corrected; prices slumped

(verb) compensate, redress, right

make reparations or amends for

right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust

(verb) sort out, discipline

punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience

The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently

(verb) make up, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, compensate

adjust for

engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance