Dictionary Results for correction


1. correction - noun

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

Synonym(s): rectification

Hypernym(s): improvement




2. correction - noun

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

Synonym(s): fudge_factor

Hypernym(s): indefinite_quantity




3. correction - noun

· something substituted for an error

Hypernym(s): editing, redaction




4. correction - noun

· a rebuke for making a mistake

Synonym(s): chastening, chastisement

Hypernym(s): rebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimand




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"

Hypernym(s): drop, dip, fall, free_fall




6. correction - noun

· the act of disciplining; "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"

Synonym(s): discipline

Hypernym(s): punishment, penalty, penalization, penalisation




7. correction - noun

· treatment of a specific defect; "the correction of his vision with eye glasses"

Hypernym(s): therapy





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