- correct [adj1] accurate, exact according to Hoyle*, actual, amen*, appropriate, cooking with gas*, dead on*, equitable, factual, faithful, faultless, flawless, for sure, free of error, impeccable, just, legitimate, nice, okay, on target*, on the ball*, on the beam*, on the button*, on the money*, on the nose*, on track*, perfect, precise, proper, regular, right, right as rain*, righteous, right on*, right stuff*, rigorous, stone, strict, true, undistorted, unmistaken, veracious, veridical; concepts 542,557,574 —Ant. flawed, imprecise, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact, wrong correct [adj2] proper, appropriate acceptable, becoming, careful, comme il faut, conforming, conventional, decent, decorous, diplomatic, done, fitting, meticulous, nice, okay, punctilious, right, right stuff*, scrupulous, seemly, standard, suitable; concepts 401,558 —Ant. improper, inappropriate, incorrect, unfitting, unsuitable correct [v1] fix, adjust alter, ameliorate, amend, better, change, clean up, clean up act*, cure, debug*, doctor*, do over, edit, emend, fiddle with, fix up, get with it*, go over, help, improve, launder, make over, make right, make up for, mend, pay dues*, pick up, polish, put in order, reclaim, reconstruct, rectify, redress, reform, regulate, remedy, remodel, reorganize, repair, retouch, review, revise, right, scrub*, set right, set straight, shape up, straighten out, touch up, turn around, upgrade; concept 126 —Ant. blow, blunder, goof, mistake correct [v2] discipline, chastise administer, admonish, castigate, chasten, chide, penalize, punish, reprimand, reprove; concepts 52,122 —Ant. be permissive, coddle, indulge, pamper, pet, spoil
New thesaurus. 2014.