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Synonyms for corrective
kəˈrɛk tɪvcor·rec·tive

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  1. corrective

    Synonyms:
    regulative, alterative, preventative, restorative

    Antonyms:
    confirmative, conducive, provocative, stimulative, intensitive

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. corrective, restorativeadjective

    a device for treating injury or disease

    Synonyms:
    restorative, tonic

    Antonyms:
    indulgent, worsening

  2. corrective, disciplinary, disciplinaladjective

    designed to promote discipline

    "the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional"; "disciplinal measures"; "the mother was stern and disciplinary"

    Synonyms:
    disciplinary, disciplinal

    Antonyms:
    worsening, indulgent

  3. correctiveadjective

    tending or intended to correct or counteract or restore to a normal condition

    "corrective measures"; "corrective lenses"

    Synonyms:
    disciplinary, disciplinal

    Antonyms:
    worsening, indulgent

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  1. correctiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    rectifying, reformatory, correctory, disciplinary emendatory

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. corrective

    Synonyms:
    Corrigent, see there

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How to use corrective in a sentence?

  1. The VA hospital:

    The remaining decorations were removed by the decoration donor and her representatives. we acknowledge that the corrective action should have been to display the faith-specific holiday decoration along with multiple religious faith symbols.

  2. Floyd McKissick:

    What Biden inherited was a ship that was adrift at sea that he's had to sail on a corrective course to get things back in place, and I think he's done an excellent job in doing so.

  3. James Hollis:

    We should ask if there is another dimension to it (the striking coincidence) that would ask of me, what change of attitude and what insight I might draw from this, is there a task there that is corrective to my way of looking at things?

  4. Comptroller Thomas Curry:

    That was meant to flag the issue for the banks so they can take corrective action now on their own before going through any type of examination cycle.

  5. Xiao Shijun:

    The weak HSBC flash (reading) may exert some corrective pressure on economy-related stocks such as banks, steel and construction materials, but overall the potential for a sharp fall in the main indices are not likely, this is mainly because China is still in a monetary easing cycle and regulators have repeatedly pledged to support the stock market. As a result, sentiment remains robust, preventing a deep correction despite the market's recent rally.


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