1. Free from error;
    Especially conforming to fact or truth (synset 300634232)
    "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision"
  2. Socially right or correct (synset 301885314)
    "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
  3. In accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure (synset 301885517)
    "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
  4. Correct in opinion or judgment (synset 300636250)
    "time proved him right"
  1. Make right or correct (synset 200200023)
    "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
  2. Make reparations or amends for (synset 202525657)
    "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
  3. Censure severely (synset 200825981)
    "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
  4. Adjust for (synset 202678329)
    "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
  5. Punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience (synset 202559125)
    "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
  6. Go down in value (synset 201975617)
    "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
  7. Alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard (synset 200296959)
    "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
  8. Treat a defect (synset 200079223)
    "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"

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