Appropriate and Correct


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Appropriate adjective – Meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation.
Usage example: I don't think jeans and a T-shirt are appropriate attire for a wedding

Correct is a synonym for appropriate in suitable topic. In some cases you can use "Correct" instead an adjective "Appropriate", when it comes to topics like right. popular alternative
Nearby Words: appropriation, appropriately, appropriateness, appropriated
Synonyms for Appropriate


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Correct adjective – Being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard.
Appropriate is a synonym for correct in right topic. You can use "Appropriate" instead an adjective "Correct", if it concerns topics such as characteristic, property, proper, accurate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: correction, correctly, correctness, corrected, corrective
Synonyms for Correct

Things that words describes

phrase appropriate phrase correct phrase
manner appropriate manner correct manner
choice appropriate choice correct choice
word appropriate word correct word
Other nouns: name, course, amount, type, place, form, term, time, use, way, level, size, sentence, language, words, title, color, weapon, version, context, page, names.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / Erast Fandorin Gratuitous Japanese, subverted: All conversations Fandorin and Masa have in Japanese are perfectly correct and appropriate.
  • Secretly Dying And so, having regard for your feelings as well as my own, it would seem to be both correct and appropriate to...moderate my response.
  • Appeal to Force Thank you, Friend Computer, for this entirely appropriate and correct act of issuing me a tac-nuke to go deal with one and exactly one Commie Mutant Traitor while forbidden to cause collateral damage.
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