correctly correctly  /kə ˈrɛkt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an accurate manner

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Each time a subject answered correctly, he or she won a cash prize but the prizes were not always the same.
  2. I never failed in mathematics, he replied, correctly.
  3. In addition to correctly computing the amount of oil in the simulated reservoir, the machine was able to perform 3.

News

  1. Study: 95 percent of people don't wash their hands incorrectly

    By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com A University of Michigan study found that only 5 percent of people are washing their hands correctly.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Pigeon Smarter Than Bank Worker, Can Use Touchscreen Correctly [Video]

    Pigeons are smarter than a lot of bank employees out there, and now I have proof. Edward Wasserman and his colleagues in the psychology department at the University of Iowa recently posted the video evidence. Check it out down below. In the video, you’re about to find out that pigeons are a lot smarter than [...] Pigeon Smarter Than Bank Worker, Can Use Touchscreen Correctly [Video] is a post ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Study: 95 percent of people don't wash their hands correctly

    By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com A University of Michigan study found that only 5 percent of people are washing their hands correctly.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. "They have this expression -- which I hope I pronounce correctly -- in Hindi, which is when you do something, you should do it from the heart," Boyle said backstage. "The film was made from the heart, and we never expected to be here, and...
    on Jan 11, 2009 By: Danny Boyle Source: USA Today

  2. "Over the course of my public life, I have insisted -I believe correctly - that people, regardless of their position or power, take responsibility for their conduct. I can and will ask no less of myself," said Spitzer during the brief news...
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Eliot Spitzer Source: Enews 2.0

  3. "Yes, you're adding correctly; that means the dreaded 2-0-0," Winfrey writes. "I was so frustrated I started eating whatever I wanted - and that's never good."
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Oprah Winfrey Source: International Herald Tribune

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