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correct adj.

VERBS be, prove, seem His first idea proved correct.

ADV. absolutely, completely, entirely, perfectly, quite What you say is perfectly correct, but it gives the wrong impression. | not entirely, not strictly He is not entirely correct in his assumptions. | basically, broadly, essentially, fundamentally, largely, more or less, substantially His estimate has turned out to be more or less correct. | clearly, undoubtedly | demonstrably None of the explanations offered is demonstrably correct?or demonstrably incorrect. | ideologically, politically (sometimes disapproving) (= avoiding language or behaviour that may offend some groups of people) He was an interesting speaker, if not always politically correct in his views. | legally, technically | morally | anatomically, botanically, factually, grammatically The flower drawings are all to scale and botanically correct.

PREP. in The diagram is correct in every detail. I think I am correct in saying that this project is the first of its kind in this country.