Correct vs Okay - What's the difference?
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 a proper noun okay is
Free from error; true; the state of having an affirmed truth.
With good manners; well behaved; conforming with accepted standards of behaviour.
* (with good manners) well-mannered, well behaved
* (without error) incorrect, inaccurate
* (with good manners) uncouth
* anatomically correct
To make something that was not valid become right. To remove error.
(by extension) To grade (examination papers).
To inform (someone) of the latter's error.
- He corrected the position of the book on the mantle.
- It's rude to correct your parents.
* See also
* OK, , 'kay, m'kay, A-OK, otay ok, okeh, okey, okie-dokie, kay