Synonyms of correct in English:

correct


See definition of correct

adjective

1‘the answer he gave was perfectly correct’

SYNONYMS
right, accurate, true, veracious, exact, precise, unerring, faithful, strict, faultless, flawless, errorless, error-free, perfect, word-perfect, scrupulous, meticulous
on the right track, along the right lines
informal OK, on the mark, on the beam, on the nail, on the button
British informal spot on, bang on
North American informal on the money
ANTONYMS

incorrect, wrong

2‘she wondered whether it was the correct thing to say’

SYNONYMS
proper, seemly, decorous, decent, respectable, right, suitable, fit, fitting, befitting, appropriate, apt
conventional, approved, accepted, standard, usual, customary, traditional, orthodox
comme il faut
informal OK
ANTONYMS

improper


verb

1‘proofread your work and correct any mistakes you find’

SYNONYMS
rectify, put right, set right, right, amend, emend, remedy, redress, cure, square, make good, improve, better, ameliorate, repair, revise, alter, edit, rewrite, redraft, rescript, reword, rework
sort out, clear up, deal with
informal patch up, clean up, iron out

2‘all homework should be corrected by your teacher’

SYNONYMS
indicate errors in, show mistakes in, point out faults in
mark, assess, evaluate, appraise

3‘it is important that a vitamin deficiency is corrected by good diet’

SYNONYMS
counteract, offset, counterbalance, compensate for, make up for, neutralize

4‘motorists can have their headlights corrected at a reduced price’

SYNONYMS
adjust, regulate, fix, set, set right, set to rights, standardize, normalize, calibrate, fine-tune, make good, put in working order, overhaul
informal jigger, tweak, twiddle, patch up, see to

5‘‘Courtesy if you please,’ he corrected her’

SYNONYMS
scold, rebuke, chide, reprimand, reprove, admonish, lecture, berate, chastise, castigate
ANTONYMS

praise