Correct and True


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Correct adjective – Being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard.
Usage example: a real brainteaser with only one correct solution to it

True is a synonym for correct in accurate topic. In some cases you can use "True" instead the word "Correct" as an adjective or a verb, when it comes to topics like right. popular alternative
Nearby Words: correction, correctly, correctness, corrected, corrective
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True adjective – Being exactly as appears or as claimed.
Usage example: his claim that he's the heir to the throne of Greece can't be true

Correct is a synonym for true in accurate topic. You can use "Correct" instead the word "True" as an adjective or a verb, if it concerns topics such as real. popular alternative
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Things that words describes

name correct name true name
form correct form true form
route correct route true route
path correct path true path
Other nouns: way, age, version.

Both words in one sentence

  • Jossed However, while the theory was right about Sari's true nature, it wasn't entirely correct about her origins.
    Source: Jossed
  • Comic Book / Powers The visions weren't exactly correct, but enough of it comes true that it's obvious she was right.
  • Strawman Has a Point If everyone is partially correct, no side is a true straw man - they're still not this trope.
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