- [verb] make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
Synonyms: rectify, right
- [verb] make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
Synonyms: right, compensate, redress
- [verb] censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
Synonyms: chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten
- [verb] adjust or make up for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
Synonyms: compensate, counterbalance, even out, even off, even up
- [verb] punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
Synonyms: discipline, sort out
- [verb] go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
Synonyms: decline, slump
- [verb] alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
Synonyms: adjust, set
- [verb] treat a defect; "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"
- [adjective] free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision"
- [adjective] socially right or correct; "it isn't right to leave the party without saying goodbye"; "correct behavior"
- [adjective] in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; "what's the right word for this?"; "the right way to open oysters"
- [adjective] correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"
rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend
expiate, aby, abye, atone
cover, compensate, overcompensate
tune, tune up
calibrate, graduate, fine-tune
tune, tune up
zero, zero in
focus, focalize, focalise, sharpen
synchronize, synchronise, sync
depressurize, depressurise, decompress
align, ordinate, coordinate
harmonize, harmonise, reconcile