adj. 正确的; 恰当的; 符合公认准则的; 得体的
v. 改正，纠正; 批改，修改; 指出错误
If something is correct, it is in accordance with the facts and has no mistakes.
The correct answers can be found at the bottom of page 8...
The following information was correct at time of going to press...
If someone is correct, what they have said or thought is true.
You are absolutely correct. The leaves are from a bay tree...
If Casey is correct, the total cost of the cleanup would come to $110 billion.
The correct thing or method is the thing or method that is required or is most suitable in a particular situation.
The use of the correct materials was crucial...
White was in no doubt the referee made the correct decision.
If you say that someone is correct in doing something, you approve of their action.
You are perfectly correct in trying to steer your mother towards increased independence...
I think the president was correct to reject the offer.
If you correct a problem, mistake, or fault, you do something which puts it right.
He may need surgery to correct the problem...
He has criticised the government for inefficiency and delays in correcting past mistakes.
If you correct someone, you say something which you think is more accurate or appropriate than what they have just said.
'Actually, that isn't what happened,' George corrects me...
I must correct him on a minor point.
When someone corrects a piece of writing, they look at it and mark the mistakes in it.
It took an extraordinary effort to focus on preparing his classes or correcting his students' work.
If a person or their behaviour is correct, their behaviour is in accordance with social or other rules.
I think English men are very polite and very correct...
We were rather surprised by their sporting and correct behaviour.
You say 'correct me if I'm wrong' to indicate that you are not entirely sure that what you are about to say is true.
As I recall, but correct me if I'm wrong, it was in a car park in Carmarthen.
1. make right or correct;
2. make reparations or amends for;
3. censure severely;
4. adjust or make up for;
5. punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience;
6. go down in value;
7. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard;
8. treat a defect;
1. free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth;
2. socially right or correct;
3. in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure;
4. correct in opinion or judgment;
accurate, exact, precise, right, true, correct
correct, rectify, remedy, revise, amend
Please correct any errors that you find.
She gave a correct answer.
Don't stray too far from the correct path.
Our educational reform was steadily led onto the correct path.
This formulation is perfectly correct.