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Free from error
“Only minor investigating instead of immediate reporting would have revealed the correct facts behind the story.”
Following the established traditions of refined society and good taste
“Just as Paul saw himself as exemplifying the correct behavior, so also he saw himself as the model of exertion.”
To remove errors, defects, deficiencies, or deviations from
“Over time, the intelligent system tends to correct its own mistakes.”
To inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime
“It is appropriate for parents to correct their child for misbehaving.”
To offset or counterbalance
“Julie has had to start wearing spectacles to correct her shortsightedness.”
To point out faults in
“Though Ernst says he repeatedly offered to correct the text free of charge, his overtures were rejected.”
To put in working order
“Tait published an important paper on how to correct the temperature readings on the thermometers.”
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