Definition of Corrects
1. Verb. (third-person singular of correct) ¹
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Definition of Corrects
1. correct [v] - See also: correct
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Literary usage of Corrects
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (1912)
"Quince corrects it to Ninus' tomb. Thisbe goes off first, then Quince motions Pyramus to follow. He has to pick up helmet, etc., and go of in an undignified ..."
2. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1912)
"2'Jessica, greedy to the last, tries to snatch the letter from Nerissa, who very promptly corrects her at the words, "after his death. ..."
3. The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Containing His Correspondence, and His by Alexander Hamilton (1851)
"Not the cold quality, which avoids mistakes, but the active virtue, which corrects the evil of mistakes already made. MORRIS TO HAMILTON. ..."
4. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow (1904)
"... 1789 ... .140 corrects an error in his magazine about Americans. To M. de Chaumont, October 31, 1789 . . .141 Declines to lend him money—Loss sustained ..."
5. Commentaries on the Life and Reign of Charles the First, King of England by Isaac Disraeli (1851)
"300 CHARLES I. corrects TWO GREAT ERRORS. judge men. ... CHARLES THE FIRST corrects TWO GREAT ERRORS IN HIS CONDUCT. THE three first Parliaments of Charles ..."
6. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"Governor Clinton corrects the Errors Contained in the First Reports from Cherry Valley. Poughkeepsie Nov'r 21st 1778. Gentlemen, I wrote you on the 18th ..."
7. Governor Chamberlain's Administration in South Carolina: A Chapter of by Walter Allen (1888)
"AH Stephens corrects a Misrepresentation of His Opinion Concerning Affairs in South Carolina. TO complete the record of this dark crime of the Legislature, ..."