Set right, or made straight; hence, conformable to truth, rectitude, or propriety, or to a just standard; not faulty or imperfect; free from error; as, correct behavior; correct views.
- To remove the errors or mistakes from.
- To indicate or mark the errors in.
- To punish for the purpose of improving or reforming.
- To remove, remedy, or counteract (a malfunction, for example).
- To adjust so as to meet a required standard or condition: correct the wheel alignment on a car.
- To make corrections.
- To make adjustments; compensate: correcting for the effects of air resistance.
- Free from error or fault; true or accurate.
- Conforming to standards; proper: correct behavior.