Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

stand corrected

Agree that one was wrong, as in I stand corrected—we did go to Finland in 1985. This idiom was first recorded in John Dryden's The Maiden Queen (1668): “I stand corrected, and myself reprove.”
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for stand corrected
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for stand corrected

Word Value for stand

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends