These verbs mean to make right what is wrong. Correct refers to eliminating faults, errors, or defects: I corrected the spelling mistakes.Rectify stresses the idea of bringing something into conformity with a standard of what is right: The omission of your name from the list will be rectified.Remedy involves removing or counteracting something considered a cause of harm or damage: He took courses to remedy his abysmal ignorance.Redress refers to setting right something considered immoral or unethical and usually involves making reparation: The wrong is too great to be redressed.Reform implies broad change that improves form or character: “Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons” (John Ruskin). Revise suggests change that results from reconsideration: The author revised her manuscript for publication.Amend implies improvement through alteration or correction: “Whenever [the people] shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it” (Abraham Lincoln).
The government operating in its correct role is instrumental to civilization.
At least he had found the correct profession.
Two hundred years later, William Rutherford thought he had calculated it to 208 digits but only got the first 152 correct, so we will give him credit that far.
Maybe. Correct me if I'm wrong.
Probably his judgment of the situation was correct; yet, in view of Sennacherib's failure at Jerusalem in 701 and of the admitted strength of the city, the hope of the Jewish nobles could not be considered wholly unfounded, and in any case their patriotism (like that of the national party in the Roman siege) was not unworthy of admiration.