correct

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correct is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
corner - correct - cost

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
correct

Comparative
more correct

Superlative
most correct

  1. Something that is correct has no mistakes.
    For question #5, only 5 people got the correct answer.
  2. Something that is correct is right.
    When you type, the correct hand position is very important.

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Antonyms[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
correct

Third-person singular
corrects

Past tense
corrected

Past participle
corrected

Present participle
correcting

  1. When you correct something that is wrong, you make it right.
    I corrected the mistakes on your test.

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