Correct vs Accurately - What's the difference?

correct | accurately |


As an adjective correct

is free from error; true; the state of having an affirmed truth.

As a verb correct

is to make something that was not valid become right to remove error.

As an adverb accurately is

in an accurate manner; exactly; precisely; without error or defect.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

correct

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Free from error; true; the state of having an affirmed truth.
  • With good manners; well behaved; conforming with accepted standards of behaviour.
  • Synonyms

    * (with good manners) well-mannered, well behaved

    Antonyms

    * (without error) incorrect, inaccurate * (with good manners) uncouth

    Derived terms

    * anatomically correct * correctly * hypercorrect * incorrect

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make something that was not valid become right. To remove error.
  • He corrected the position of the book on the mantle.
  • (by extension) To grade (examination papers).
  • To inform (someone) of the latter's error.
  • It's rude to correct your parents.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * correctable * correction * uncorrectable

    accurately

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In an accurate manner; exactly; precisely; without error or defect.
  • Synonyms

    * carefully * precisely