"Correct" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 zhèng què correct / proper
 jiū zhèng to correct / to make right
 gǎi zhèng to correct / to amend / to put right / correction / CL:個|个[ge4]
 gēng zhèng to correct / to make a correction
 duān zhèng upright / regular / proper / correct
 duì right / correct / couple / pair / towards / at / for / to face / opposite / to treat (sb a certain way) / to match together / to adjust / to fit / to suit / to answer / to reply / classifier: couple
 zhèng straight / upright / proper / main / principal / to correct / to rectify / exactly / just (at that time) / right (in that place) / (math.) positive
 bù cuò correct / right / not bad / pretty good
 jiào zhèng to proofread and correct / to edit and rectify / to correct / to calibrate
 jiǎo zhèng to correct / to rectify (e.g. a physical defect such as hearing or vision) / to cure / rectification / correction / to straighten
 gǎi guò to correct / to fix
 duì tóu correct / normal / to be on good terms with / on the right track / right
 tú gǎi to alter (text) / to change by painting over / to correct (with correction fluid)
 pī gǎi to mark (homework, exam scripts etc) / to correct and criticize (an article) / to check / to correct / a correction (to a piece of writing)
 líng yàn efficacious / effective / (of a prediction) accurate / correct
 rán correct / right / so / thus / like this / -ly
 jiǎo zhì to correct (e.g. sight or hearing) / to rectify / to cure
 gǎi to change / to alter / to transform / to correct
 duān fāng upright / honest / proper / correct
 kuāng zhèng to correct / to amend / to redress (evils)
 jiū to gather together / to investigate / to entangle / to correct
 jiǎo to correct / to rectify / to redress / strong / brave / to pretend / to feign / affectation
 wěi correct / right
 jiǎo to raise / to lift / to pretend / counterfeit / unyielding / variant of 矯|矫[jiao3] / to correct
 bō zhèng to set right / to correct
 yān correct / suitable / to suit sb / just now (Cantonese)
 gǎi yì to correct (improve) a translation
 yǎ zhèng correct (literary) / upright / (hon.) Please point out my shortcomings. / I await your esteemed corrections.
 bó yì to correct (in writing) sb's errors or misconceptions
 dǎo zhèng (Tw) to guide sb in the right direction / to correct (behavior etc)
 duì le Correct! / Oh, that's right, ... (when one suddenly remembers sth one wanted to mention) / Oh, by the way, ...
 bù yǐ wéi rán not to accept as correct (idiom) / to object / to disapprove / to take exception to
 jiū cuò to correct an error
 zhèng dào the correct path / the right way (Buddhism)
 yǒu fāng to do things right / to use the correct method
 tí fǎ wording (of a proposal) / formulation / viewpoint (on an issue) / (one of eight methods of bonesetting in TCM) restoring the part displaced by a fracture to its correct position by lifting
 duì zhèng correct diagnosis / to prescribe the right cure for an illness / to suit the medicine to the illness
 zhēn yì real intention / true meaning / correct interpretation
 bào shí to give the correct time
 yīn yì transliteration (rendering phonetic value, e.g. of English words in Chinese characters) / characters giving phonetic value of Chinese word or name (when the correct characters may be unknown) / transcription (linguistics) / to transcribe phonetic symbols
 gǎi cuò to correct an error
 shí yí to pocket a lost article / (fig.) to correct others' errors / to remedy omissions (in a text etc)
 yī yǔ dào pò one word says it all (idiom) / to hit the nail on the head / to be pithy and correct
 mù bù xié shì not to glance sideways (idiom) / to gaze fixedly / to be fully concentrated / to preserve a correct attitude
 gè dé qí suǒ each in the correct place / each is provided for
 jiū piān to correct an error
 zhèng wù true or false? / correct or incorrect / to correct errors (in a document)
 zhèng zì to correct an erroneously written character / regular script (calligraphy) / standard form (of a character or spelling)
 zhèng yīn standard pronunciation / to correct sb's pronunciation
 kān wù to correct printing errors
 kǎo dìng to check and correct
 qǐn shān zhěn kuài bed of straw and pillow of clay (idiom) / the correct etiquette for a filial son during the mourning period
 zhāo wén xī gǎi lit. heard in the morning and changed by the evening / to correct an error very quickly (idiom)
 zhāo guò xī gǎi to correct in the evening a fault of the morning (idiom) / to quickly amend one's ways
 yī zì zhī shī one who can correct a misread or misspelt character and thus be your master
 dìng yú yī zūn (idiom) to rely on a single authority to determine what is correct / to regard a source (or entity or individual) as the ultimate authority
 bǔ piān jiù bì to remedy defects and correct errors (idiom) / to rectify past mistakes
 yǐ xū dài shí to let correct ideology guide practical work (idiom)
 fǎn kǒu to correct oneself / to renege / to break one's word
 Yīn niǔ tè Inuit (politically correct term for Eskimo 愛斯基摩人|爱斯基摩人)
 wán quán zhèng què entirely correct
 shí yí bǔ quē to remedy omissions and correct errors (idiom)
 zhèng yòng correct usage
 zhèng què chǔ lǐ rén mín nèi bù máo dùn On the correct handling of internal contradictions among the people, Mao Zedong's tract of 1957
线 zhèng què lù xiàn correct line (i.e. the party line)
 zhēn quán to explain truly (esp. of classic or religious text) / true commentary / correct exegesis
 zhī guò gǎi guò to acknowledge one's faults and correct them (idiom)
 tiáo zhǔn to adjust to the right value / to tune / to focus (a camera etc) / to set (the date, the time) to the correct value
 háo yóu oyster sauce / correct spelling 蠔油|蚝油
 yǎ gù old friend / correct interpretation
 bó zhèng to refute and correct
 zhèng zhì zhèng què political correctness / politically correct
 zhèng niàn correct mindfulness (Buddhism)
  Plan of Action to Correct Present Imbalances in the Participation of Men and Women in Political Life
 kān wù to correct printing errors
 pī juàn to correct student papers / to grade exam papers
 yǒu zé gǎi zhī , wú zé jiā miǎn correct any mistakes you made, but maintain your good record if you did not make them (idiom)
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