ETYM Latin correctus, p. p. of corrigere to make straight, to correct; cor- + regere to lead straight: cf. French correct. Related to Regular, Right, Escort.
1. Free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; SYN. right.
2. In accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; SYN. right.
3. Socially right or correct; SYN. right.
To make right or correct; SYN. right.