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correct



I - verb
1. make right or correct (Freq. 13)
- Correct the mistakes
- rectify the calculation
Syn:
rectify, right
Ant:
falsify
Derivationally related forms:
rectification (for: rectify), correction
Hypernyms:
change by reversal, turn, reverse
Hyponyms:
rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend, debug
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
2. make reparations or amends for (Freq. 5)
- right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust
Syn:
right, compensate, redress
Ant:
wrong (for: right)
See Also:
compensate (for: compensate)
Derivationally related forms:
redress (for: redress), compensation (for: compensate), right (for: right)
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Hyponyms:
over-correct, overcompensate, expiate, aby, abye, atone
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
3. censure severely (Freq. 1)
- She chastised him for his insensitive remarks
Syn:
chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten
Derivationally related forms:
corrective, objurgation (for: objurgate), castigation (for: castigate), chastisement (for: chastise)
Hypernyms:
call on the carpet, take to task, rebuke, rag, trounce,
reproof, lecture, reprimand, jaw, dress down, call down,
scold, chide, berate, bawl out, remonstrate, chew out,
chew up, have words, lambaste, lambast
Hyponyms:
flame
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
4. punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
- The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently
Syn:
discipline, sort out
Derivationally related forms:
corrigible, corrective, correction, discipline (for: discipline)
Hypernyms:
punish, penalize, penalise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
5. go down in value
- the stock market corrected
- prices slumped
Syn:
decline, slump
Hypernyms:
descend, fall, go down, come down
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
6. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
- Adjust the clock, please
- correct the alignment of the front wheels
Syn:
adjust, set
Derivationally related forms:
corrective, adjustive (for: adjust), adjustable (for: adjust), adjustment (for: adjust), adjuster (for: adjust)
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Hyponyms:
proportion, modulate, temper, tune, tune up,
calibrate, graduate, fine-tune, time, trim, zero,
zero in, readjust, reset, attune, set, regulate,
focus, focalize, focalise, sharpen, synchronize, synchronise,
sync, pressurize, pressurise, depressurize, depressurise, decompress,
match, fit, plumb, align, ordinate, coordinate,
coordinate, harmonise, reconcile, linearize, linearise,
justify, citify
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s something PP
7. adjust for
- engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance
Syn:
compensate, counterbalance, make up, even out, even off, even up
Derivationally related forms:
corrective, counterbalance (for: counterbalance), compensation (for: compensate)
Hypernyms:
balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise
Hyponyms:
carry, cover, compensate, overcompensate
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something
8. treat a defect
- The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia
Derivationally related forms:
corrective
Hypernyms:
treat, care for
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
- Something ----s something

II - adjective
1. free from error;
especially conforming to fact or truth (Freq. 5)
- the correct answer
- the correct version
- the right answer
- took the right road
- the right decision
Syn:
right
Ant:
wrong (for: right), incorrect
Similar to:
accurate, exact, precise, letter-perfect, word-perfect, straight
See Also:
accurate, proper, true
Derivationally related forms:
rightness (for: right), correctness
Attrubites:
correctness, rightness
2. socially right or correct (Freq. 5)
- it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye
- correct behavior
Syn:
right
Similar to:
proper
Derivationally related forms:
rightness (for: right), correctness
3. in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure (Freq. 2)
- what's the right word for this?
- the right way to open oysters
Syn:
right
Similar to:
proper
Derivationally related forms:
correctness
4. correct in opinion or judgment
- time proved him right
Syn:
right
Ant:
wrong (for: right)
Similar to:
right-minded
Derivationally related forms:
correctness, rightness (for: right)

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