Definition for correct

adjective as in proper, appropriate

verb as in discipline, chastise

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Example Sentences

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The auto-correct on your cell phone or Gmail compose box are a perfect example of machine learning technology.

Whether the video is exclusively obtained from a source or stumbled upon via social media, it’s imperative to take the right steps to ensure the video is unaltered and presented in the correct context.

If it knows the name of all other toys, the dog might pick the correct toy because it guesses the unfamiliar word must indicate the unfamiliar toy.

They have urged users to update their hardware and software to avoid security issues that the patches can easily correct.

Because of the thinness of the air, there is a very tight margin between the correct and incorrect airspeeds, as little as 50 mph.

Conservatives get nowhere by demanding “deregulation,” because liberals are correct that most Americans want clean water.

The Senate report provides ample evidence of many problems to correct.

Breitbart forced her to correct a small part of her story, but witch hunts like these will leave every victim cowering.

In fact, she knew the correct answer 92 percent of the time she buzzed in during her 20-game streak.

For telegrams the spelling does n't matter; the people at the office correct it—or if they don't you can put it off on them.

I was perfectly amazed to see how many little ugly habits I had to correct of which I had not been the least aware.

That was by no means what Garnache had implied; still, since it really expressed his mind, he did not trouble to correct Marius.

With children of finer perception the transition to a correct profile view may be carried much further.

In 1881 the appearance of the figures was improved by their being painted in correct colours.


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On this page you'll find 320 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to correct, such as: accurate, appropriate, equitable, exact, factual, and legitimate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.