verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of correct
synonym study for correct
OTHER WORDS FROM correct
Example sentences from the Web for correct
This is how science self-corrects and weeds out results that don’t stand up.
Imagine that, in an effort to correct for the bias it showed in 2020, a pollster adopts a new technique that results in shifting its margins toward Republicans by 3 points — but it turns out that the bias was because of something 2020-specific.The Polls Weren’t Great. But That’s Pretty Normal.|Nate Silver (email@example.com)|November 11, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Metro is given broad leeway on how to correct identified problems, but must seek the safety commission’s approval on how it decides to remedy them.Metro’s plans to correct safety deficiencies in its rail operations center sent back for more work|Justin George|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Science, unlike certain political philosophies and personality cults, corrects its mistakes.
For Gomez, silence is no longer an option, and that includes uncomfortable conversations to correct years of harmful assumptions.Asha Gomez made her name as an Indian American chef. But she’s tired of being pigeonholed.|Nikhita Venugopal|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Again, whoever the corrector was, he had a fine ear for blank verse, and must indeed have been a master of it.Ephemera Critica|John Churton Collins
When at Basle, Erasmus procured him employment as a corrector of the press with Frobenius.The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe
At the same time read off the volume of air in the "volume corrector," which must be fixed alongside the gas burettes.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
It appears that Coste, the press-corrector, would be a frequent visitor at the house in the Heer-Gracht.The Anglo-French Entente in the Seventeenth Century|Charles Bastide
Under the later empire, it was the official residence of the "Corrector" of Tuscany and Umbria.
British Dictionary definitions for correct
Derived forms of correctcorrectable or correctible, adjectivecorrectly, adverbcorrectness, nouncorrector, noun
Word Origin for correct
Medical definitions for correct
Idioms and Phrases with correct
see stand corrected.