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correct
kə'rɛkt
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth.
  2. Correct in opinion or judgment.
  3. Socially right or correct.
  4. In accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure.
(动) As a verb
  1. Treat a defect.
  2. Make right or correct.
  3. Alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard.
  4. Censure severely.
  5. Go down in value.
  6. Make reparations or amends for.
  7. Punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.
  8. Adjust for.
Hyphenationcor•rect
Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb, (形) adjective
Matching Results
正确zhèngquècorrect; proper
恰当qiàdàngappropriate; suitable
端正duānzhèngupright; regular; proper; correct
纠正jiūzhèngto correct; to make right
修改xiūgǎito amend; to alter; to modify
校正jiàozhèngto proofread and correct; to edit and rectify; to correct; to calibrate
矫正jiǎozhèngto correct; to rectify (e.g. a physical defect such as hearing or vision); to cure; rectification; correction; to straighten
jiǎoto correct; to rectify; to redress; strong; brave; to pretend; to feign; affectation; (Chinese surname)
匡正kuāngzhèngto correct; to amend; to redress (evils)
改过gǎiguòto correct; to fix
ráncorrect; right; so; thus; like this; -ly
矫治jiǎozhìto correct (e.g. sight or hearing); to rectify; to cure
纠错jiūcuòto correct (a typo)
雅正yǎzhèngcorrect (literary); upright; (hon.) Please point out my shortcomings.; I await your esteemed corrections.
wěicorrect; right
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