HyperDic: correction

English > 7 senses of the word correction:
NOUNactcorrection, rectificationthe act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake
quantitycorrection, fudge factora quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure
communicationcorrectionsomething substituted for an error
communicationcorrection, chastening, chastisementa rebuke for making a mistake
attributecorrectiona drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases / increases
actcorrection, disciplinethe act of punishing
actcorrectiontreatment of a specific defect
correction > pronunciation
Soundskereh'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > correction: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right.
Synonymrectification
NarroweramendmentThe act of amending or correcting
emendationA correction by emending
recompense, compensationThe act of compensating for service or loss or injury
redress, remedy, remediationAct of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
retributionThe act of correcting for your wrongdoing
BroaderimprovementThe act of improving something
Spanishcorrección, rectificación
Catalancorrecció, rectificació
Adjectivescorrectionalconcerned with or providing correction
Verbscorrectmake right or correct
English > correction: 7 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure.
Synonymfudge factor
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
English > correction: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningSomething substituted for an error.
NarrowererasureA correction made by erasing
Broaderediting, redactionputting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
Spanishcorrección
English > correction: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA rebuke for making a mistake.
Synonymschastening, chastisement
Broaderrebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimandAn act or expression of criticism and censure
Spanishcastigo, correctivo, escarmiento, sanción
Catalancàstig
English > correction: 7 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningA drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases / increases.
Example"market runups are invariably followed by a correction"
Broaderdrop, dip, fall, free fallA sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
English > correction: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of punishing.
Synonymdiscipline
NarrowerspankingThe act of slapping on the buttocks
Broaderpunishment, penalty, penalization, penalisationThe act of punishing
Adjectivescorrectionalconcerned with or providing correction
Verbscorrectpunish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
English > correction: 7 senses > noun 7, act
Meaningtreatment of a specific defect.
Example"the correction of his vision with eye glasses"
Narrowerfusion, spinal fusioncorrection of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae
Broadertherapy(medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
Spanishcorrección
Catalancorrecció

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