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What is another word for correct?

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Adjective
Free from error
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“Only minor investigating instead of immediate reporting would have revealed the correct facts behind the story.”
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Following the established standards of behavior or manners
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“Just as Paul saw himself as exemplifying the correct behavior, so also he saw himself as the model of exertion.”
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Appropriate or suitable in the circumstances
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Diligent in performing a process or procedure
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Used or accepted broadly
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Sane, clear thinking
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Not reprehensible, blameless, without blame
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Having or indicating an efficient, practical, and systematic approach to one's work or a task
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(of a person) Strictly conventional in one's manner or behavior
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Necessary or intended
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Having a valid reason
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To be correct about, or justified in, what one says, thinks or has done
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Reliable and unfailing
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Clean and tidy in appearance or character
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Able to be verified or confirmed
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(of an action, decision, etc.) Expected or sensible under the circumstances
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Quick to notice or perceive things
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Verb
To fix, correct, revise or improve
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“Over time, the intelligent system tends to correct its own mistakes.”
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To punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
“It is appropriate for parents to correct their child for misbehaving.”
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To scold (someone) for a fault or crime
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To offset or counterbalance
“Julie has had to start wearing spectacles to correct her shortsightedness.”
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To assess by pointing out faults in, typically in academia
“Though Ernst says he repeatedly offered to correct the text free of charge, his overtures were rejected.”
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To put in working order
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“Tait published an important paper on how to correct the temperature readings on the thermometers.”
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To free (someone) of a misconception or misapprehension
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To think again about a problem
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To examine, investigate, or make an inquiry into
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To hold or write a review of
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Interjection
Used to give an affirmative response
Adverb
Exactly
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