Meaning of “correct” - Learner’s Dictionary

correct

verb [ T ] uk us /kəˈrekt/
MAKE RIGHT

to make a mistake or problem right or better:

The new software finds and corrects any errors on the hard disk.
IMPROVE

to improve the quality of something:

These contact lenses will help to correct your vision.
SHOW MISTAKE

to show someone the mistakes in something they have said or written:

(Definition of “correct verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)