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Synonyms for correction
kəˈrɛk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. correction, rectification(noun)

    the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right

    fudge factor, discipline, chastisement, chastening, rectification

  2. correction, fudge factor(noun)

    a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure

    fudge factor, discipline, chastisement, chastening, rectification

  3. correction(noun)

    something substituted for an error

    fudge factor, discipline, chastisement, chastening, rectification

  4. correction, chastening, chastisement(noun)

    a rebuke for making a mistake

    fudge factor, discipline, castigation, chastisement, chastening, rectification

  5. correction(noun)

    a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases

    "market runups are invariably followed by a correction"

    fudge factor, discipline, chastisement, chastening, rectification

  6. discipline, correction(noun)

    the act of punishing

    "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"

    subject area, chastening, subject field, bailiwick, study, field, fudge factor, discipline, chastisement, subject, rectification, field of study

  7. correction(noun)

    treatment of a specific defect

    "the correction of his vision with eye glasses"

    fudge factor, discipline, chastisement, chastening, rectification

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. correction

    amendment, discipline, emendation, chastisement, punishment

    deterioration, debasement, retrogradation, reward, recompense

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. correction(n.)

    amendment, improvement, redress

  2. correction(n.)

    chastisement, punishment, discipline, castigation

  3. correction(n.)

    change (in quality, by something opposite), modification

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. correction(n)

    rectification, amendment, emendation, discipline, punishment, counteraction

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. correction

    Making right, righting

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How to use correction in a sentence?

  1. The IEA:

    The market rebalancing will likely occur relatively swiftly but will be comparatively limited in scope, the price correction will cause the North American supply 'party' to mark a pause; it will not bring it to an end.

  2. Skylar Olsen:

    If this was just quick correction, and we're heading back to steady and slow growth, that's one thing. If there's a recession, we'll see.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The world doesn’t need CHANGE, all it requires only right CORRECTION in everyone’s action, whenever required, as the interpretation to the meaning of CHANGE has a different connotation based on an individual’s level of the perception, the width of the imagination and the depth of the introspection.

  4. Tyler Richey:

    Markets are forward-looking. The fact that Russia, Saudi Arabia and OPEC more broadly have started discussing raising output levels, you've got this pretty swift correction.

  5. Ed Keon:

    I believe it's more likely to be noise than part of a broader correction.

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