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1. correction

noun. ['kɝˈɛkʃən'] the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right.

Synonyms

  • compensation
  • remedy
  • retribution
  • amendment
  • recompense
  • rectification
  • remediation
  • redress
  • emendation

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • nonpayment
  • wrong
  • praise

Etymology

  • correctio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Correction

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection

Example sentences of the word correction


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is the individual the state contacts if there are any errors in the articles that require correction.

Quotes containing the word correction


1. Il est ce qui échappe à l'activité des hommes, à la reconsidération et à la correction de leur œuvre.
- Guy Debord

2. correction

noun. ['kɝˈɛkʃən'] something substituted for an error.

Synonyms

  • redaction
  • erasure

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • float
  • rise

Etymology

  • correctio (Latin)

3. correction

noun. ['kɝˈɛkʃən'] a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure.

Synonyms

  • indefinite quantity

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • appear

Etymology

  • correctio (Latin)

4. correction

noun. ['kɝˈɛkʃən'] the act of punishing.

Synonyms

  • penalization
  • spanking
  • discipline
  • punishment
  • penalisation

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • increase

Etymology

  • correctio (Latin)

5. correction

noun. ['kɝˈɛkʃən'] treatment of a specific defect.

Synonyms

  • therapy
  • fusion

Antonyms

  • reward
  • lethargic
  • unrestraint

Etymology

  • correctio (Latin)

6. correction

noun. ['kɝˈɛkʃən'] a rebuke for making a mistake.

Synonyms

  • chastisement
  • chastening
  • rebuke
  • reproof
  • reprimand
  • reprehension

Antonyms

  • be born
  • ascent
  • vernal equinox
  • end

Etymology

  • correctio (Latin)

7. correction

noun. ['kɝˈɛkʃən'] a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases.

Synonyms

  • dip
  • free fall
  • drop

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen
  • crescendo

Etymology

  • correctio (Latin)
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