Acceptable For Game Play - US & UK word lists

This word is acceptable for play in the US & UK dictionaries that are being used in the following games:

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To remove the errors or mistakes from.
  • v. To indicate or mark the errors in.
  • v. To punish for the purpose of improving or reforming.
  • v. To remove, remedy, or counteract (a malfunction, for example).
  • v. To adjust so as to meet a required standard or condition: correct the wheel alignment on a car.
  • verb-intransitive. To make corrections.
  • verb-intransitive. To make adjustments; compensate: correcting for the effects of air resistance.
  • adj. Free from error or fault; true or accurate.
  • adj. Conforming to standards; proper: correct behavior.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Free from error; true; the state of having an affirmed truth.
  • adj. With good manners; well behaved; conforming with accepted standards of behaviour.
  • v. To make something that was not valid become right. To remove error.
  • v. To grade (examination papers).
  • v. To inform (someone) of the latter's error.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Set right, or made straight; hence, conformable to truth, rectitude, or propriety, or to a just standard; not faulty or imperfect; free from error.
  • v. To make right; to bring to the standard of truth, justice, or propriety; to rectify.
  • v. To remove or retrench the faults or errors of; to amend; to set right.
  • v. To bring back, or attempt to bring back, to propriety in morals; to reprove or punish for faults or deviations from moral rectitude; to chastise; to discipline.
  • v. To counteract the qualities of one thing by those of another; -- said of whatever is wrong or injurious.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To make straight or right; remove error from; bring into accordance with a standard or original; point out errors in.
  • Specifically— To note or mark errors or defects in, as a printer's proof, a book, a manuscript, etc., by marginal or interlinear writing.
  • To make alterations in, as type set for printing, according to the marking on a proof taken from it; make the changes required by: as, to correct a page or a form; to correct a proof.
  • To point out and remove, or endeavor to remove, an error or fault in: as, to correct an astronomical observation.
  • To destroy or frustrate; remove or counteract the operation or effects of, especially of something that is undesirable or injurious; rectify: as, to correct abuses; to correct the acidity of the stomach by alkaline preparations.
  • Specifically, in optics, to eliminate from (an eyepiece or object-glass) the spherical or chromatic aberration which tends to make the image respectively indistinct or discolored. See aberration, 4.
  • To endeavor to cause moral amendment in; especially, punish for wrong-doing; discipline.
  • Synonyms Improve, Better. See amend.
  • In accordance or agreement with a certain standard, model, or original; conformable to truth, rectitude, or propriety; not faulty; free from error or misapprehension; accurate: as, the correct time.
  • n. Correction.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. socially right or correct
  • adj. correct in opinion or judgment
  • v. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
  • v. adjust for
  • v. treat a defect
  • adj. free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth
  • v. go down in value
  • v. punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
  • v. make reparations or amends for
  • v. censure severely
  • adj. in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure
  • v. make right or correct
  • Equivalent
    proper    right-minded    letter-perfect    accurate    exact    word-perfect    precise    straight   
    inaccurate    incorrect   
    Verb Form
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    care for    treat    godown    fall    descend    comedown    penalise    penalize    punish   
    Cross Reference
    Words with the same meaning
    accurate    regular    faultless    right    exact    precise    emend    reform    chastise    rectify    chasten   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Brecht    Hecht    Select    affect    bedecked    checked    collect    confect    connect    decked   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    proper    accurate    reasonable    effective    farm    right    easily    call    warm    please