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cor·rect·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. correctly, right, arightadverb

    in an accurate manner

    "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right"

Wiktionary

  1. correctlyadverb

    In a correct manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Correctlyadverb

    Accurately; appositely; exactly; without faults.

    Etymology: from correct.

    There are ladies, without knowing what tenses and participles, adverbs and prepositions are, speak as properly and as correctly as most gentlemen who have been bred up in the ordinary methods of grammar schools. John Locke, on Education.

    Such lays as neither ebb nor flow,
    Correctly cold, and regularly low. Alexander Pope, Essay on Criticism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Correctlyadverb

    in a correct manner; exactly; acurately; without fault or error

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'correctly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4752

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'correctly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4260

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'correctly' in Adverbs Frequency: #300

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of correctly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of correctly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of correctly in a Sentence

  1. Julie Brown:

    All parents should remember that their children will get the best crash protection from age-appropriate restraints that are used correctly, making sure the harness is always used and adjusted firmly is important for all children in all restraint systems.

  2. Darren Wilson:

    We try to go somewhere—how do I say this correctly?—with like-minded individuals, you know. Where it's not a mixing pot.

  3. Daniel Britton:

    I would've liked to have had more options when I was younger, if it (my disability) was picked up earlier or treated correctly, who knows what I could've done.

  4. Allison Thomlinson:

    If they answer correctly, then on my tablet I can choose they answered correctly, (or) they did not answer correctly…then Milo will prompt them the right way to answer. Or he will remind them of a video we just watched (on) how to answer questions.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A person who blames the academic institution for not churning out much talents should just show everyone a private sector organization which even appreciates correctly an intelligent, forget about his increment and promotion.

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