recte

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin recte ‎(rightly, correctly)

Adverb[edit]

recte

  1. Used parenthetically in a verbatim quotation to correct an error in the source (compare sic, which notes an error without correcting it)
    • 1972 T. P. O'Neill (ed.) Private Sessions of Second Dáil (Dublin) 26 August 1921
      ELECTION OF GRAND COUNCIL [ recte COMMITTEE ]
    • 1974 Edmund Colledge THE CAPGRAVE 'AUTOGRAPHS', Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society, Vol. 6, No. 3, p.142:
      Here is a list of errors not observed by the corrector.
      193: and (recte 'as')
      735: a quartere (add 'ȝеге')
      796: noblel (recte 'noble' or 'nobel')
      1527: him (recte 'hem')
      2455: holid (? recte 'helid')

Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

recte m ‎(feminine recta, masculine and feminine plural rectes)

  1. straight

Noun[edit]

recte m ‎(plural rectes)

  1. rectum

Latin[edit]

Adverb[edit]

rēctē

  1. rightly, correctly

Participle[edit]

rēcte

  1. vocative masculine singular of rēctus