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1. over-correct

verb. make excessive corrections for fear of making an error.

Synonyms

  • compensate
  • redress
  • correct
  • overcompensate

Antonyms

  • wrongness
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect

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Words that Rhyme with Over Correct

  • teleconnect
  • overprotect
  • interconnect
  • disrespect
  • reinspect
  • misdirect
  • disinfect
  • disconnect
  • reconnect
  • recollect
  • nondirect
  • interject
  • disaffect
  • suspect
  • subject
  • resurrect
  • respect
  • reflect
  • reelect
  • redirect
  • project
  • neglect
  • intersect
  • inspect
  • indirect
  • incorrect
  • expect
  • deflect
  • confect
  • unchecked

2. going-over

noun. a careful and thorough inspection.

Synonyms

  • examination

3. correct

verb. ['kɝˈɛkt'] make right or correct.

Synonyms

  • remedy
  • rectify
  • right
  • change by reversal
  • amend
  • debug
  • turn
  • repair
  • remediate

Antonyms

  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • correctus (Latin)

4. correct

adjective. ['kɝˈɛkt'] free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth.

Synonyms

  • rightness
  • proper
  • right
  • accurate
  • precise
  • letter-perfect
  • word-perfect
  • true
  • correctness
  • straight

Antonyms

  • wrongness
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect
  • incorrectness
  • false

Etymology

  • correctus (Latin)

5. correct

adjective. ['kɝˈɛkt'] socially right or correct.

Synonyms

  • right

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • correctus (Latin)

6. correct

verb. ['kɝˈɛkt'] make reparations or amends for.

Synonyms

  • compensate
  • aby
  • atone
  • alter
  • abye
  • modify
  • change
  • redress
  • over-correct
  • expiate
  • overcompensate

Antonyms

  • assimilate
  • stiffen
  • thin
  • heat

Etymology

  • correctus (Latin)

7. correct

adjective. ['kɝˈɛkt'] in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure.

Synonyms

  • right

Antonyms

  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • correctus (Latin)

8. correct

verb. ['kɝˈɛkt'] censure severely.

Synonyms

  • rag
  • castigate
  • chew up
  • trounce
  • lecture
  • rebuke
  • scold
  • jaw
  • dress down
  • reproof
  • flame
  • lambast
  • chew out
  • lambaste
  • bawl out
  • chide
  • remonstrate
  • call down
  • objurgate
  • have words
  • chasten
  • chastise
  • call on the carpet
  • berate
  • reprimand

Antonyms

  • demilitarise
  • transitivize
  • decontaminate
  • clean

Etymology

  • correctus (Latin)

9. over

adjective. ['ˈoʊvɝ'] having come or been brought to a conclusion.

Synonyms

  • complete
  • concluded
  • ended
  • terminated
  • all over

Antonyms

  • outside
  • inside
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • ofer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. over

adverb. ['ˈoʊvɝ'] throughout a period of time.

Antonyms

  • connect

Etymology

  • ofer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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