: to make or set right : amend
The editor corrected the author's manuscript.
: to alter or adjust so as to bring to some standard or required condition
correct a lens for spherical aberration She's having surgery to correct her vision.
: to discipline or punish (someone) for some fault or lapse
… I was most rude then. Only a small boy, Sir, and I was corrected for it, I assure you, by my father … Rex Ingamells
: to point out usually for amendment the errors or faults of
spent the day correcting tests
: conforming to an approved or conventional standard
: conforming to or agreeing with fact, logic, or known truth
: conforming to a set figure
enclosed the correct return postage
: conforming to the strict requirements of a specific ideology or set of beliefs or values
Last Updated: 24 Sep 2022
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