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Meaning of word correct from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

correct   adjective

Meaning : Free from error. Especially conforming to fact or truth.

Example : The correct answer.
The correct version.
The right answer.
Took the right road.
The right decision.

Synonyms : right

Not correct. Not in conformity with fact or truth.

An incorrect calculation.
The report in the paper is wrong.
Your information is wrong.
The clock showed the wrong time.
Found themselves on the wrong road.
Based on the wrong assumptions.
incorrect, wrong

Meaning : Socially right or correct.

Example : It isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye.
Correct behavior.

Synonyms : right

Meaning : In accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure.

Example : What's the right word for this?.
The right way to open oysters.

Synonyms : right

Meaning : Correct in opinion or judgment.

Example : Time proved him right.

Synonyms : right

Based on or acting or judging in error.

It is wrong to think that way.

correct   verb

Meaning : Make right or correct.

Example : Correct the mistakes.
Rectify the calculation.

Synonyms : rectify, right

Falsify knowingly.

She falsified the records.

Meaning : Make reparations or amends for.

Example : Right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust.

Synonyms : compensate, redress, right

Treat unjustly. Do wrong to.


Meaning : Censure severely.

Example : She chastised him for his insensitive remarks.

Synonyms : castigate, chasten, chastise, objurgate

Meaning : Adjust for.

Example : Engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance.

Synonyms : compensate, counterbalance, even off, even out, even up, make up

Meaning : Punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.

Example : The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently.

Synonyms : discipline, sort out

Meaning : Go down in value.

Example : The stock market corrected.
Prices slumped.

Synonyms : decline, slump

Meaning : Alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard.

Example : Adjust the clock, please.
Correct the alignment of the front wheels.

Synonyms : adjust, set

Translation in other languages :

సితార, ఢోలు మొదలైనవాటి తీగ సరిచేయడం లేదా బిగించడం

డప్పువాడు ఢోలు తీగను ఎక్కిస్తున్నాడు.
అనుసంధించు, ఎక్కించు, కూర్పు, చేర్చు, జోడించు

सितार, ढोल आदि की डोरी या तार कसना या तानना।

ढोलकिया ढोलक चढ़ा रहा है।

ସିତାରା, ଢୋଲ ଆଦିର ଡୋରି ବା ତାର କଷିବା ବା ଟାଣିବା

ଢୋଲକିଆ ଢୋଲ ଚଢ଼ାଉଛି

ಸಿತ್ತಾರು, ಡೋಲು ಮೊದಲಾದವುಗಳನ್ನು ದಾರ ಅಥವಾ ಹಗ್ಗದಿಂದ ಎಳೆಯುವ ಕ್ರಿಯೆ

ಡೋಲುಬಾರಿಸುವವನು ಡೋಲನ್ನು ಮೇಲೆ ಒಯ್ಯುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾನೆ.
ಏರಿಸು, ಮೇಲೆ ಒಯ್ಯು, ಮೇಲೇರಿಸು, ಹತ್ತಿಸು

वाद्याची तार वा चामडे ताणणे.

गणूने ढोलकी चढवली.

সেতার,ঢোল ইত্যাদির তারে টান দেওয়া

ঢোলবাদক ঢোলকে টান দেওয়া
টান দেওয়া

இசைக்கருவிகளில் ஆதாரமான ஒலி வர அமைத்தல்

அவன் மிருதங்கத்தில் சுருதியேற்றக் கற்றுக் கொண்டிருந்தான்.

സിത്താര്‍ ചെണ്ട എന്നിവയുടെ തോല്‍ അല്ലെങ്കില്‍ തന്ത്രികള് മുറുക്കുക അല്ലെങ്കില്‍ വലിച്ച് കെട്ടുക

ചെണ്ടക്കാരന്‍ ചെണ്ട മുറുക്കുന്നു

Meaning : Treat a defect.

Example : The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia.