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According to WordNet, the verb "correct" has 8 sense(s).

200296178 alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels".

200079470 treat a defect; "The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia".

202672540 adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance".

200199659 make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation".

202519991 make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust".

200824292 censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks".

202553428 punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently".

201971603 go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped".

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