To correct is defined as to remove errors or to point out errors.(verb)
The definition of correct is something true, right or proper.(adjective)
An example of correct used as an adjective is the phrase "correct procedure," such as baking a cheese cake in a springform pan is the correct procedure.
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Origin: ME correcten < L correctus, pp. of corrigere < com-, together + regere, to lead straight, rule: see reckon
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verb cor·rect·ed, cor·rect·ing, cor·rects verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English correcten
Origin: , from Latin corrigere, corrēct-, to correct
Origin: : com-, intensive pref.; see com-
Origin: + regere, to rule; see reg- in Indo-European roots.
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