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Another word for correct

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Verb
  1. To make right what is wrong

      1. Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality:
      2. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
      3. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
      1. Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.
      2. Something that corrects an evil, fault, or error.
      3. The means of obtaining redress of a wrong or enforcement of a right.
      1. To improve by alteration, correction of error, or removal of defects; put into a better form or condition:
      2. To abolish abuse or malpractice in:
      3. To put an end to (an abuse or wrong).
      1. To set right (an undesirable situation, for example); remedy or rectify.
      2. To make amends to:
      3. Satisfaction for wrong or injury; reparation.
      1. To set right; correct:
      2. To correct by calculation or adjustment:
      3. To refine or purify, especially by distillation.
      1. To make repairs or restoration to; fix.
      2. To reform or correct:
      3. To improve in health or condition:
      1. To improve by critical editing:
      1. To change for the better; improve:
      2. To alter the wording of (a legal document, for example) so as to make more suitable or acceptable.
      3. To enrich (soil), especially by mixing in organic matter or sand.
    See also:

    correct

  2. To subject (one) to a penalty for a wrong

      1. To subject to a penalty for an offense, sin, or fault.
      2. To inflict a penalty for (an offense).
      3. To handle or use roughly; damage or hurt:
      1. To subject (a person) to a penalty, especially for infringement of a law or regulation.
      2. To make (an action or a condition) liable to a penalty:
      3. To impose a handicap on; place at a disadvantage:
      1. Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement:
      2. Control obtained by enforcing compliance or order:
      3. Controlled behavior resulting from disciplinary training; self-control:
      1. To punish, as for wrongdoing.
      2. To criticize severely; reprimand or rebuke.
      3. To purify.
      1. To punish or rebuke severely.
    See also:

    reward

  3. To castigate for the purpose of improving

    See also:

    praise

Adjective
  1. Having no errors

      1. Characterized by or adhering to strict standards or methods; exacting and thorough:
      2. Harsh, severe, or demanding:
      3. Very unpleasant or inclement:
      1. Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality:
      2. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
      3. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
      1. Clearly expressed or delineated; definite:
      2. Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
      3. Strictly distinguished from others; very:
      1. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
      2. Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
      3. Characterized by strict adherence to standards or rules:
      1. Conforming exactly to fact; errorless.
      2. Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits from a standard.
      3. Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement:
  2. Conforming to fact

      1. Truthful; veracious:
      2. Coinciding with future events or apparently unknowable present realities:
      1. Honest; truthful:
      2. Accurate; true:
      1. Consistent with fact or reality; not false or erroneous:
      2. Not counterfeit; real or genuine:
      3. Conforming to the characteristics or criteria of a group or type; typical:
      1. Characterized by or adhering to strict standards or methods; exacting and thorough:
      2. Harsh, severe, or demanding:
      3. Very unpleasant or inclement:
      1. Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality:
      2. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
      3. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
      1. Clearly expressed or delineated; definite:
      2. Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
      3. Strictly distinguished from others; very:
      1. Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, cause, or idea; loyal.
      2. Engaging in sex only with one's spouse or only with one's partner in a sexual relationship.
      3. Responsible; conscientious:
      1. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
      2. Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
      3. Characterized by strict adherence to standards or rules:
      1. Conforming exactly to fact; errorless.
      2. Deviating only slightly or within acceptable limits from a standard.
      3. Capable of providing a correct reading or measurement:
  3. Conforming to accepted standards

    See also:

    courtesy

  4. Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place

    See also:

    right

Another word for correct

Modifier
  1. Accurate

      1. Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality:
      2. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
      3. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
      1. Consistent with fact or reality; not false or erroneous:
      2. Not counterfeit; real or genuine:
      3. Conforming to the characteristics or criteria of a group or type; typical:
      1. Strictly and completely in accord with fact; not deviating from truth or reality:
      2. Characterized by accurate measurements or inferences with small margins of error; not approximate:
      3. Characterized by strict adherence to standards or rules:
    See also:

    accurate

  2. Proper

Verb
  1. To make corrections

  2. To administer correction

      1. To reprove (someone) severely, especially in a formal or official way.
      2. A severe, formal, or official rebuke or censure.
      1. To scold mildly so as to correct or improve; reprimand:
      2. To express disapproval.
      1. To counsel (another) against something to be avoided or warn (that something is dangerous):
      2. To urge or exhort (someone to do something):
      3. To remind (someone) of something forgotten or disregarded, as an obligation or a responsibility.