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EN[kəˈɹɛkt] [-ɛkt]
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    Definition of correct in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGcorrectsPRcorrectingPT, PPcorrectedPREcor-
    1. VT To make something that was not valid become right. To remove error.
      1. (by extension) VT To grade (examination papers).
        1. VT To inform (someone) of the latter's error.
          1. It's rude to correct your parents.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore correctSUPmost correct
        1. Free from error; true; the state of having an affirmed truth.
          1. With good manners; well behaved; conforming with accepted standards of behaviour.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • The stickiness of a cellphone might be measured by its ability to tell correct time, locate its user, and allow its user to remain connected regardless of location.
              • After the new guy corrected all our inventory values I had to go back and recorrect all of them applying our internal rules.
              • If sporophyte regeneration persistently fails, check that regeneration conditions are correct and ensure that plates are being sealed with parafilm.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • H. Richard's refusal to ontologize evil is theologically correct.
              • There have been a great many theories as to why the zinc is deposited on and alloyed with the metal treated, but I think that the theory of sublineation is possibly the one most correct.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Verbs
                • Transitive verbs
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              Grammatically, this word "correct" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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