Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) correct, rectify, right (make right or correct) "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
- S: (v) right, compensate, redress, correct (make reparations or amends for) "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
- S: (v) chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct (censure severely) "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
- S: (v) compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up (adjust for) "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
- S: (v) discipline, correct, sort out (punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience) "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
- S: (v) decline, slump, correct (go down in value) "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
- S: (v) adjust, set, correct (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard) "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
- S: (v) correct (treat a defect) "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"
- S: (adj) correct, right (free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth) "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision"
- S: (adj) correct, right (socially right or correct) "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
- S: (adj) correct, right (in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure) "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
- S: (adj) right, correct (correct in opinion or judgment) "time proved him right"