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  Definition of correction
  1. the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
  2. treatment of a specific defect; "the correction of his vision with eye glasses"
  3. the act of punishing; "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"
  4. a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases; "market runups are invariably followed by a correction"
  5. something substituted for an error
  6. a rebuke for making a mistake
  7. a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
Similar Words: rectification, discipline, chastening, chastisement, fudge factor

 

Hyponyms: redress, remedy, remediation, retribution, recompense, compensation, amendment, emendation, fusion, spinal fusion, spanking, erasure

 

Derivational Morphology: reform, reclaim, regenerate, rectify, correct, right, remediate, remedy, repair, amend, discipline, sort out, chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten

 

Anagrams: concretion, concentric, in concert

 

 
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