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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
              • As Jasmine told me emphatically, "facts" are knowledge -- of correct practices and their meanings -- and provide the antidote to the comess of mixed ways of knowing and of behaving.
              • After the new guy corrected all our inventory values I had to go back and recorrect all of them applying our internal rules.
              • Our model assumes that a certain amount of energy is necessary to convert Redβ from the nonclamped state into the clamped state, making correct annealing and DNA clamping a coupled process.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • 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.
              • H. Richard's refusal to ontologize evil is theologically correct.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Verbs
                • Transitive verbs
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              2. en corrected
              3. en correctly
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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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