index conduct, decorum, formality, propriety (correctness), protocol (etiquette), qualification (fitness), rectitude, right (righteousness), truth, validity, veracity

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


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  • Correctness — Cor*rect ness, n. The state or quality of being correct; as, the correctness of opinions or of manners; correctness of taste; correctness in writing or speaking; the correctness of a text or copy. Syn: Accuracy; exactness; precision; propriety.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Correctness — may refer to: Ethics ie. moral correctness, knowledge of right and wrong Correctness (theology), a religious concept Correctness (computer science) is a concept in theoretical computer science. Political correctness, a sociolinguistic concept… …   Wikipedia

  • correctness — [n1] accuracy definiteness, definitiveness, definitude, exactitude, exactness, faultlessness, fidelity, preciseness, precision, regularity, truth; concepts 638,654 Ant. fault, flaw, imperfection, impreciseness, inaccuracy, incorrectness,… …   New thesaurus

  • correctness — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ grammatical, ideological, political (sometimes disapproving) ▪ Political correctness is the principle of avoiding language or actions that may offend certain groups of people. VERB + CORRECTNESS ▪ d …   Collocations dictionary

  • correctness — taisyklingumas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Sportininko techninio parengtumo charakteristika – koordinaciniai gebėjimai, kurių būdingas bruožas yra judesių arba veiksmų tolygumas. atitikmenys: angl. correctness; regularity …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • correctness — korektiškumas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Taktiškas, mandagus, pagarbus, padorus elgesys su žmonėmis. kilmė plg. korekcija atitikmenys: angl. correctness vok. Korrektheit, f rus. корректность …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • correctness — correct ► ADJECTIVE 1) free from error; true; right. 2) conforming to accepted social standards. 3) conforming to a particular political or ideological orthodoxy: environmentally correct. ► VERB 1) put right. 2) mark the errors in (a text). 3) …   English terms dictionary

  • correctness — noun 1. conformity to fact or truth (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑rightness • Ant: ↑wrongness (for: ↑rightness), ↑incorrectness • Derivationally r …   Useful english dictionary

  • correctness — noun see correct II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • correctness — See correctable. * * * …   Universalium

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