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1. corrective

adjective. ['kɝˈɛktɪv'] designed to promote discipline.

Synonyms

  • disciplinary
  • nonindulgent
  • strict

Antonyms

  • unhealthful
  • deceleration
  • stranger
  • unpack

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Rhymes with Corrective

  • retrospective
  • introspective
  • anti-infective
  • prospective
  • irrespective
  • subjective
  • respective
  • reflective
  • projective
  • perspective
  • ineffective
  • convective
  • selective
  • protective
  • objective
  • invective
  • infective
  • directive
  • detective
  • defective
  • connective
  • collective
  • elective
  • effective
  • affective

Sentences with corrective


1. Adjective
By writing down the things that cause the behavior, you can quickly issue corrective remedies.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Minor corrective surgery to reduce the size of the lid typically is the best cure.

Quotes about corrective


1. I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves ; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power.
- Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson

2. corrective

adjective. ['kɝˈɛktɪv'] tending or intended to correct or counteract or restore to a normal condition.

Antonyms

  • debilitating

3. corrective

noun. ['kɝˈɛktɪv'] a device for treating injury or disease.

Synonyms

  • device
  • prosthesis
  • face pack
  • pickup
  • pick-me-up
  • prosthetic device
  • pack

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • decompress
  • lack
  • gluttonous
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