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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • n. The act or process of correcting.
  • n. Something offered or substituted for a mistake or fault: made corrections in the report.
  • n. Punishment intended to rehabilitate or improve.
  • n. The treatment of offenders through a system of penal incarceration, rehabilitation, probation, and parole, or the administrative system by which these are effectuated.
  • n. An amount or quantity added or subtracted in order to correct.
  • n. A decline in stock-market activity or prices following a period of increases.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. The act of correcting.
  • n. A substitution for an error or mistake.
  • n. Punishment that is intended to rehabilitate an offender.
  • n. An amount or quantity of something added or subtracted so as to correct.
  • n. A decline in a stock market price after a large rise.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. The act of correcting, or making that right which was wrong; change for the better; amendment; rectification, as of an erroneous statement.
  • n. The act of reproving or punishing, or that which is intended to rectify or to cure faults; punishment; discipline; chastisement.
  • n. That which is substituted in the place of what is wrong; an emendation.
  • n. Abatement of noxious qualities; the counteraction of what is inconvenient or hurtful in its effects.
  • n. An allowance made for inaccuracy in an instrument.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • n. The act of correcting, or of bringing into conformity to a standard, model, or original: as, the correction of an arithmetical computation; the correction of a proof-sheet.
  • n. The act of noting and pointing out for removal or amendment, as errors, defects, mistakes, or faults of any kind.
  • n. The change or amendment indicated or effected; that which is proposed or substituted for what is wrong; an emendation: as, the corrections on a proof.
  • n. Correctness.
  • n. In mathematics and physics, a subordinate quantity which has to be taken into account and applied in order to insure accuracy, as in the use of an instrument or the solution of a problem.
  • n. The act of counteracting or removing whatever is undesirable, inconvenient, or injurious: as, the correction of abuses in connection with the public service; the correction of acidity of the stomach.
  • n. In optics, the elimination of spherical or chromatic aberration from an eyepiece or object-glass; also, loosely, the error produced by aberration of the two kinds.
  • n. The rectification of faults, or the attempt to rectify them, as in character or conduct, by the use of restraint or punishment; that which corrects; chastisement; discipline; reproof.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • n. a rebuke for making a mistake
  • n. the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
  • n. a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
  • n. treatment of a specific defect
  • n. something substituted for an error
  • n. a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases
  • n. the act of punishing
  • Hypernym
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    reproof    reproval    reprimand    rebuke    reprehension    indefinite quantity    dip    drop    fall    free fall   
    Words with the same meaning
    amendment    punishment    discipline    chastisement    emendation    rectification    repair    remedy    amend    reparation   
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