Make right or correct:
— Correct the mistakes.
Roget 529: disclose, discover, dismask†; draw the veil, draw aside the veil, lift the veil, raise the veil, lift up the veil, remove the veil, tear aside the veil, tear the curtain; unmask, unveil, unfold, ... show more
Roget 527a: correct, set right, set straight, put straight; undeceive†; enlighten. show one one's error; point out an error, point out a fallacy; pick out an error, pick out the fallacy; open one's eyes. pick apart an argument, confutation ... show more
Roget 660: return to the original state; recover, rally, revive; come come to, come round, come to oneself; pull through, weather the storm, be oneself again; get well, get round, get the better of, get over, ... show more
Dutch: herzien, corrigeren, verbeteren
Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang]. visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... show more
Roget 932: disapprove; dislike etc. 867; lament etc. 839; object to, take exception to; be scandalized at, think ill of; view with disfavor, view with dark eyes, view with jaundiced eyes; ... show more
— Engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance.
Dutch: compenseren, goedmaken, vergoeden
Alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard:
— Correct the alignment of the front wheels.
Dutch: afstellen, gelijkzetten, instellen, stellen
Treat a defect.
Free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth:
— The correct answer.
— The correct version.
Socially right or correct:
— Correct behavior.
In accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure.
Correct in opinion or judgment.
Moby thesaurus: Christian, OK, absolute, accepted, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, according to Hoyle, accurate, acknowledged, adapt, adapt to, adjectival, adjust, adjust to, admitted, admonish, adverbial, agree with, all right ... show more.
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