correctly

To do something correctly is to to it accurately: to do it right. A correctly spelled word is spelled right.

When something is correct, it is right or accurate. The correct answer to a math problem is the right answer, so if you answered a math problem right, you answered it correctly. A correctly used semi-colon will make English teachers happy. If you quote a movie correctly, you get the quote exactly right. If you follow the traffic laws correctly, the police won't bother you.

Definitions of correctly
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adv in an accurate manner

“the flower had been correctly depicted by his son”
Synonyms:
aright, right
Antonyms:
incorrectly, wrong, wrongly
in an inaccurate manner

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