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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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    fudge factor, discipline, chastisement, chastening, rectification

  3. correction(noun)

    something substituted for an error

    Synonyms:
    fudge factor, discipline, chastisement, chastening, rectification

  4. correction, chastening, chastisement(noun)

    a rebuke for making a mistake

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    fudge factor, discipline, chastisement, chastening, rectification

  6. discipline, correction(noun)

    the act of punishing

    "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    fudge factor, discipline, chastisement, chastening, rectification

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. correction

    Synonyms:
    amendment, discipline, emendation, chastisement, punishment

    Antonyms:
    deterioration, debasement, retrogradation, reward, recompense

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. correction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    amendment, improvement, redress

  2. correction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    chastisement, punishment, discipline, castigation

  3. correction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    change (in quality, by something opposite), modification

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. correction(n)

    Synonyms:
    rectification, amendment, emendation, discipline, punishment, counteraction

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. correction

    Synonyms:
    Making right, righting

How to pronounce correction?

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How to say correction in sign language?

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How to use correction in a sentence?

  1. Alvin Toffler:

    Anyone nit-picking enough to write a letter of correction to an editor doubtless deserves the error that provoked it.

  2. Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters:

    Unless you have consistently qualified correction officers, solving the other problems we care about is an almost insurmountable task, this is just a function of, for a decade, hirings and screenings and investigations being ignored.

  3. David Kelly:

    The U.S. stock market rally could continue but at some stage there's going to be a significant correction, and the more it goes up, the more it's going to correct.

  4. Liu Junwei:

    It a barometer of how people in the real economy view stock valuations, it means at the current level, a correction is very likely.

  5. Kevin Sharp:

    His execution is opposed by many family members of victims, many of the jurors who originally sentenced him to death but recognize his changes, and by the extraordinarily high number of correction professionals who came forward on his behalf.


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