verb (used with object), Navigation.
to convert (a true course) into a magnetic course.
to convert (a magnetic course) into a compass course.
verb (used with object)
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.
Mathematics, Physics. to alter or adjust so as to bring into accordance with a standard or with a required condition.
verb (used without object)
to make a correction or corrections.
(of stock prices) to reverse a trend, especially 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:
characterized by or adhering to a liberal or progressive ideology on matters of ethnicity, religion, sexuality, ecology, etc.: Is it environmentally correct to buy a real Christmas tree?
Most of the judges in this district have correct political views.
(of proofs, a transcript, etc) not having been corrected or amended
to make free from errors
to indicate the errors in
to rebuke or punish in order to set right or improve: to correct a child, to stand corrected
to counteract or rectify (a malfunction, ailment, etc): these glasses will correct your sight
to adjust or make conform, esp to a standard
free from error; true; accurate: the correct version
in conformity with accepted standards: correct behaviour
correct cor·rect (kə-rěkt’)
v. cor·rect·ed, cor·rect·ing, cor·rects
To remove, remedy, or counteract something, such as a malfunction or defect. adj.
Free from error or fault; true or accurate.
see: stand corrected
verb (used with object), correlated, correlating. 1. to place in or bring into mutual or reciprocal relation; establish in orderly connection: to correlate expenses and income. verb (used without object), correlated, correlating. 2. to have a mutual or reciprocal relation; stand in correlation: The results of the two tests correlate to a high degree. adjective […]
corresponding [kawr-uh-spon-ding, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈspɒn dɪŋ, ˌkɒr-/ Word Origin adjective 1. identical in all essentials or respects: corresponding fingerprints. 2. similar in position, purpose, form, etc.: corresponding officials in two states. 3. associated in a working or other relationship: a bolt and its corresponding nut. 4. dealing with correspondence: a corresponding secretary. 5. employing the […]
verb (used with object), corroborated, corroborating. 1. to make more certain; confirm: He corroborated my account of the accident. adjective 2. Archaic. confirmed. uncorroborated /ˌʌnkəˈrɒbəˌreɪtɪd/ adjective 1. (of evidence, a statement, etc) lacking confirmation or evidence verb (kəˈrɒbəˌreɪt) 1. (transitive) to confirm or support (facts, opinions, etc), esp by providing fresh evidence: the witness corroborated […]
adjective 1. guilty of dishonest practices, as bribery; lacking integrity; crooked: a corrupt judge. 2. debased in character; depraved; perverted; wicked; evil: a corrupt society. 3. made inferior by errors or alterations, as a text. 4. infected; tainted. 5. decayed; putrid. verb (used with object) 6. to destroy the integrity of; cause to be dishonest, […]