Synonyms for correction

Synonyms for (noun) correction

Synonyms: correction, rectification

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

Similar words: improvement

Definition: the act of improving something

Usage: their improvements increased the value of the property

Synonyms: correction

Definition: treatment of a specific defect

Usage: the correction of his vision with eye glasses

Similar words: therapy

Definition: (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)

Usage: the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury; he tried every treatment the doctors suggested; heat therapy gave the best relief

Synonyms: discipline, correction

Definition: the act of punishing

Usage: the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received

Similar words: punishment, penalisation, penalization, penalty

Definition: the act of punishing

Synonyms: correction

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

Usage: market runups are invariably followed by a correction

Similar words: dip, drop, fall, free fall

Definition: a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

Usage: a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index; there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery; a dip in prices; when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall

Synonyms: correction

Definition: something substituted for an error

Similar words: editing, redaction

Definition: putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form

Synonyms: correction, chastening, chastisement

Definition: a rebuke for making a mistake

Similar words: reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval, rebuke

Definition: an act or expression of criticism and censure

Usage: he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face

Synonyms: fudge factor, correction

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

Similar words: indefinite quantity

Definition: an estimated quantity

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