verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- correcting plate,
- correction fluid,
- correctional facility
Origin of correct
Examples from the Web for corrected
The misidentification has since been corrected, and The Daily Beast regrets the error.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Editor's Note: This story has been corrected, two quotes that appeared due to an editor's error have been removed.Commando Colonel Accused of Exposing his Lover to HIV|Jacob Siegel|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The article have been corrected to reflect that Rosenmarkle deployed with the Army to Iraq but did not serve in Afghanistan.The U.S. Veteran and Wisconsin Boy Who Went to Fight ISIS in Syria|Jacob Siegel|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her ads contain several inaccurate assertions of fact (not opinion) that should be corrected.To Fight Pam Geller, Join Our Comedy Jihad at the MTA|Dean Obeidallah|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It has since been corrected in the body of the article to reflect this.
Pg 96, name "Cliff" corrected to be "Griffith" (Griffith in his).
Of quite late years, however, this was corrected, and the few who were then employed were more liberally dealt with.
Bismarck corrected with a heavy hand so as to crush completely the last attempts at protest—if such ever really existed.The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse|Vicente Blasco Ibanez
In two months I have corrected proof-sheets to the amount of ninety-three pages, and no more.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
Neither of these errors can be corrected apart from the other.Ethics|John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts
Word Origin for correct
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.
see stand corrected.