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Synonyms for correct

Synonyms for correct

to make right what is wrong

to subject (one) to a penalty for a wrong

to castigate for the purpose of improving

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suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place

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punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience

go down in value

treat a defect

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free from error

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socially right or correct

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in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure

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correct in opinion or judgment

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References in classic literature ?
In this way I believed that I could borrow all that was best both in geometrical analysis and in algebra, and correct all the defects of the one by help of the other.
Yet, in truth, there are but two men in Amiel--two sufficiently opposed personalities, which the attentive reader may define for himself; compare with, and try by each other--as we think, correct also by each other.
Fact is corrupting--it is we who correct it by the persistence of our ideal.
So long as he does not ask me to correct his proofs
He saw himself, stripped to the waist, with naked fists, fighting his great fight with Liverpool Red in the forecastle of the Susquehanna; and he saw the bloody deck of the John Rogers, that gray morning of attempted mutiny, the mate kicking in death-throes on the main-hatch, the revolver in the old man's hand spitting fire and smoke, the men with passion- wrenched faces, of brutes screaming vile blasphemies and falling about him - and then he returned to the central scene, calm and clean in the steadfast light, where Ruth sat and talked with him amid books and paintings; and he saw the grand piano upon which she would later play to him; and he heard the echoes of his own selected and correct words, "But then, may I not be peculiarly constituted to write?
He flushed, and stammered, "That's right, and I only wish you'd correct me every time.
I was anxious to correct my own impression, my dear lady, by comparing it with yours.
If this view is correct, no new general content needs to be added to the generalized image.
If this view is correct, a general idea differs from a vague one in a way analogous to that in which a memory-image differs from an imagination-image.
If everybody were shortsighted and obsessed with beliefs as to what was going to be visible, we might have to make the best of such testimony, but we should need to correct its errors by taking care to collect the simultaneous evidence of people with the most divergent expectations.
Just so," Betsy agreed; "one must make mistakes and correct them.
The smallest boy I ever conversed with, carrying the largest baby I ever saw, offered a supernaturally intelligent explanation of the locality in its old uses, and was very nearly correct.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: Expanded access to antiretroviral therapy (Art) in these areas has led to a dramatic reduction in CM numbers.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: In South Africa most deaths of children under 5 are due to trauma.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa.