Meaning of CORRECT in English

CORRECT

vt to make right; to bring to the standard of truth, justice, or propriety; to rectify; as, to correct manners or principles.

2. correct ·vt 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.

3. correct ·adj 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.

4. correct ·vt 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).

5. correct ·vt 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.

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