verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Examples from the Web for corrected
Contemporary Examples of corrected
The misidentification has since been corrected, and The Daily Beast regrets the error.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos
December 28, 2014
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
November 19, 2014
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
October 3, 2014
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
September 23, 2014
It has since been corrected in the body of the article to reflect this.2016 Just May Be the GOP Base’s Year
August 4, 2014
Historical Examples of corrected
Communism maintains that social wrongs can be corrected only by violence.
Transcriber's Note on text: Some obvious errors have been corrected.A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion
William Dobein James
That consequence may be corrected in this phase of our being, or it may be carried over into the next.The Conquest of Fear
Remembering the letter, she corrected her expression to colder lines.Quaint Courtships
"Then they'll have to prove it to me," she corrected, her gaiety now a trifle forced.Dust
Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
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.