Definition of correctly in English:

correctly

Line breaks: cor|rect¦ly
Pronunciation: /kəˈrɛk(t)li
 
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adverb

1In a way that is true, factual or appropriate; accurately: she correctly answered eight questions
More example sentences
  • Most of them actually quoted me — correctly, too.
  • However, the figures do have to be interpreted correctly.
  • In the end, I picked a respectable 7 out of 10 correctly.
Synonyms
accurately, right, rightly, faithfully, unerringly, precisely, exactly, faultlessly, flawlessly, perfectly, without error, without flaws
British informal spot on, bang on
North American informal on the money
dated aright
well, satisfactorily, in a satisfactory manner
1.1In a way that is socially acceptable; properly: she had acted correctly
More example sentences
  • The Association of Muslim Scholars, for it did not present the case correctly.
  • Well, you know, the fact is that Harriet Miers - Bay was reading the situation correctly, I think.
  • In carrying out its management audits, the Cour also verifies that public funds have been correctly applied.

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