Other Word Forms of Correct
Origin of Correct
From French correct, from Latin correctus (“improved, amended, correct”), past participle of corrigere, conrigere (“to make straight, make right, make better, improve, correct”), from com- (“together”) + regere (“to make straight, rule”).
Middle English correcten from Latin corrigere corrēct- com- intensive pref. com– regere to rule reg- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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