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(Actual), adjective accepted, accurate, approved, becoming, certain, comely, conscientious, convenable, customary, decent, decorous, definite, due, established, exact, exacting, factual, faultless, fitting, fussy, gracious, impartial, impeccable, in perfect order, judicious, just right, literal, meticulous, neat, perfect, polite, precise, proper, punctilious, reasonable, regulated, repaired, restored, revised, right, scrupulous, seemly, strict, stylish, suitable, tasteful, tidy, traditional, trim, true, unerring, unmistaken, valid

correct

(Honest), adjective equitable, ethical, fair, havvng a code of conduct, having been brought up properly, havvng good upbringing, having values, just, moral, official, proper, reputable, rightful, scrupulous, true, upright

correct

(Adjust), verb alter, ameliorate, amend, appropriate, better, cure, doctor, disabuse, improve, meliorate, mend, reclaim, rectify, redress, reform, remedy, repair, touch up

correct

(Admonish), verb berate, castigate, chasten, chastise, chide, disabuse, disenchant, disillusion, enlighten, lecture, penalize, perfect, punish, put right, redress, reprehend, reprimand, reprove, scold, set right, take to task, upbraid

correct

(Review), verb amend, change, convert, edit, emend, expostulate, help, regulate, revise
See also: accurate, actual, adjust, admonish, advise, alter, ameliorate, amend, appropriate, authentic, certain, condition, cure, definite, disabuse, discipline, documentary, due, edit, emend, exact, factual, faithful, fitting, fix, help, honest, literal, meliorate, meticulous, modify, moral, official, orthodox, penalize, perfect, positive, precise, process, proper, punctilious, punish, qualify, real, rebuke, rectify, redress, reform, regular, regulate, remedy, remonstrate, renew, repair, reprehend, reprimand, resolve, restore, revise, rightful, sound, suitable, treat, true, valid
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However, aborting the baby of a six months pregnant woman because of a correctible deformity is infanticide.
In our paradigm where Joe steps off the curb and is killed by the bus, we can speak of Joe's real interests as those he would have if his correctible misinformation had been removed, even though those beliefs are not now correctible.
The panel reasoned that when he made the correction,'he studied the error to determine whether the sense is correctible without damaging the computer system or affecting the election process '
1984) ("If punitive damages are predictably certain, they become just another item in the cost of doing business, much like other production costs, and thereby induce a reluctance on the part of the manufacturer to sacrifice profit by removing a correctible defect.
Tammara Soma, one of the organizers behind a food waste symposium held recently at the University of Toronto, agreed the ill practice is highly correctible.
2) Disquiet deepens when a wealth of scholarship shows that errors of justice are not inevitable results of human fallibility but are produced by systems that are correctible.
The reasons why four of the Fukushima Dai-ichi units were severely damaged and three suffered core meltdowns have been identified and are correctible.
Filly, "Management of the Fetus with a Correctible Congenital Defect," Journal of the American Medical Association 246:7 (1981), 772-73; Lawrence E.
Absolute orders require, in the end, absolute deeds, and I, nebbish, am a partial, relative, imperfect man who prefers to make correctible mistakes rather than attain supernatural achievements.
Perhaps the best news for men and women is that hormone losses and imbalances are easily correctible.
Poe humbly submits, are correctible by the extraordinary writ of certiorari which only this Honorable Court can issue, the lawyers said.
E[acute accent]Perhaps the best news for men and women is that hormone losses and imbalances are easily correctible.