Synonyms and related words:
Christian, OK, absolute, accepted, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, according to Hoyle, accurate, acknowledged, adapt, adapt to, adjectival, adjust, adjust to, admitted, admonish, adverbial, agree with, all right, ameliorate, amend, annul, appropriate, approved, apt, assimilate to, attentive, attributive, authentic, authoritative, awaken, be guided by, becoming, befitting, being done, bend, berate, better, blame, blue-pencil, break the spell, bring to account, bring to book, burst the bubble, call to account, cancel, canonical, careful, castigate, censure, change, chasten, chastise, chide, chime in with, close, comely, comme il faut, compensate, comply, comply with, compose, condign, conform, conformable, conforming, conjunctive, conscientious, conventional, copulative, correspond, counteract, counterbalance, critical, cure, customary, de rigueur, dead right, deal with, debunk, decent, decorous, delicate, demanding, detailed, disabuse, disappoint, discipline, disenchant, disillude, disillusion, disillusionize, done, due, edit, emend, emendate, enlighten, established, evangelical, exact, exacting, exigent, expose, exquisite, factual, faithful, fall in with, faultless, felicitous, fine, finical, finicking, finicky, firm, fit, fitting, fix, flawless, follow, formal, functional, fussy, gear to, give satisfaction, glossematic, go by, good, good-mannered, grade, grammatic, happy, harmonize, have words with, impeccable, improve, in order, inflict upon, inspired, intransitive, just, just right, kosher, lecture, let down easy, let in on, letter-perfect, linking, literal, make all square, make conform, make good, make over, make right, make up for, mannerly, mark, masthead, meet, mend, meticulous, minute, modify, mold, narrow, natural, neutralize, nice, nominal, normal, normative, nullify, objurgate, observe, of the faith, offset, okay, orthodox, orthodoxical, participial, particular, pay reparations, penalize, perfect, pillory, postpositional, precise, precisianistic, precisionistic, prepositional, prick the bubble, pronominal, proper, punctilious, punctual, punish, put right, put straight, put to rights, rate, rebuke, received, recense, recognized, recompense, reconcile, rectify, redact, redraft, redress, refined, reform, regulate, religious, remedy, remunerate, repair, reprehend, reprimand, reprove, requite, revamp, reverse, revise, rework, rewrite, right, right and proper, righteous, rightful, rigid, rigorous, rub off corners, scold, scriptural, scrupulous, scrutinizing, seemly, set, set down, set right, set straight, set to rights, set up, settle, settle with, shape, show up, sound, spank, square accounts, standard, straight, straight-up-and-down, straighten, straighten out, strict, structural, substantive, subtle, suit, suitable, syntactic, tagmemic, take down, take to task, tally with, tell the truth, textual, traditional, traditionalistic, transitive, TRUE, true-blue, unblindfold, uncharm, undeceive, undistorted, unimpeachable, unspell, upbraid, usual, valid, veracious, verbal, veridical, vigorous, visit upon, wake up, well-behaved, well-chosen, well-expressed, well-mannered, well-put, well-spoken, work over, yield

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  • correct — correct, e [ kɔrɛkt ] adj. • 1512; lat. correctus, de corrigere → corriger 1 ♦ Qui respecte les règles, dans un domaine déterminé. Phrase grammaticalement correcte. « Je lui dois [à Fontanes] ce qu il y a de correct dans mon style »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • correct — vb 1 Correct, rectify, emend, remedy, redress, amend, reform, revise mean to set or make right something which is wrong. One corrects something which is inaccurate, untrue, or imperfect or which contains errors, faults, or defects, when one by… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • correct — correct, ecte (ko rrèkt, rrè kt ; le ct se prononce ; Chifflet, Gramm. p. 208, l indique dans le XVIIe s. ; le pluriel se prononce comme au singulier : des auteurs corrects et élégants, dites : des auteurs ko rrè kt et élégants ; mais comment… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • correct — Correct, [corr]ecte. adj. Où il n y a point de fautes. Il se dit de l escriture, & du langage. Ce livre est fort correct. il en fit faire une copie correcte. son langage, son discours, son style est fort correct. cette phrase est correcte, n est… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • correct — UK US /kəˈrekt/ verb ► [I or T] if prices, values, etc. correct or correct themselves, they change and become more normal after a period of being too high, too low, etc.: »The market is positioned to correct and that is what s happening. »Experts …   Financial and business terms

  • Correct — Cor*rect (k[^o]r*r[e^]kt ), a. [L. correctus, p. p. of corrigere to make straight, to correct; cor + regere to lead straight: cf. F. correct. See {Regular}, {Right}, and cf. {Escort}.] Set right, or made straight; hence, conformable to truth,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • correct — CORRECT, ECTE. adj. Où il n y a point de fautes. Il se dit De l écriture et du langage. Ce Livre est fort correct. Il en fit faire une copie correcte. Son langage, son discours, son style est fort correct. Cette phrase est correcte, n est pas… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Correct — Cor*rect , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corrected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Correcting}.] 1. To make right; to bring to the standard of truth, justice, or propriety; to rectify; as, to correct manners or principles. [1913 Webster] This is a defect in the first… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • correct — [kə rekt′] vt. [ME correcten < L correctus, pp. of corrigere < com , together + regere, to lead straight, rule: see RECKON] 1. to make right; change from wrong to right; remove errors from 2. to point out or mark the errors or faults of 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • correct — [adj1] accurate, exact according to Hoyle*, actual, amen*, appropriate, cooking with gas*, dead on*, equitable, factual, faithful, faultless, flawless, for sure, free of error, impeccable, just, legitimate, nice, okay, on target*, on the ball*,… …   New thesaurus

  • correct — (v.) mid 14c., to set right, rectify (a fault or error), from L. correctus, pp. of corrigere to put straight, reduce to order, set right; in transf. use, to reform, amend, especially of speech or writing, from com , intensive prefix (see COM (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

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