Not surprisingly, they are more into “correctness” and the rules than Americans tend to be.
Now, if I could only see him in the act, and so be sure of the correctness of my guess!
The event could not be long in amply proving the correctness of this information.
The fact that the patent was directed from Castle Elizabeth in Jersey, however, is proof of the correctness of the earlier date.
His future course gives every reason to accept the correctness of this view.
The empiricists themselves admitted the correctness of these assertions.
I made some such observation to the Preceptress, and she admitted its correctness.
Squire Breet inclined his head slightly, as if to admit the correctness of Joe Digg's position.
He was content to retain his own opinion and ever doubted its correctness.
Such is the theory of Sir Humphrey Davy, and we have full confidence in its correctness.
mid-14c., "to set right, rectify" (a fault or error), from Latin correctus, past participle of corrigere "to put straight, reduce to order, set right;" in transferred use, "to reform, amend," especially of speech or writing, from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + regere "to lead straight, rule" (see regal). Originally of persons; with reference to writing, etc., attested from late 14c. Related: Corrected; correcting.
1670s, from French correct "right, proper," from Latin correctus (see correct (v.)). Related: Correctly; correctness.
correct cor·rect (kə-rěkt')
v. cor·rect·ed, cor·rect·ing, cor·rects
To remove, remedy, or counteract something, such as a malfunction or defect. adj.
Free from error or fault; true or accurate.