[kə'rekʃ(ə)n] or [kə'rɛkʃən]


(noun.) the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right.

(noun.) treatment of a specific defect; 'the correction of his vision with eye glasses'.

(noun.) a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases; 'market runups are invariably followed by a correction'.

(noun.) something substituted for an error.

(noun.) a rebuke for making a mistake.

(noun.) a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure.

塞西尔编辑--From WordNet


(n.) The act of correcting, or making that right which was wrong; change for the better; amendment; rectification, as of an erroneous statement.

(n.) The act of reproving or punishing, or that which is intended to rectify or to cure faults; punishment; discipline; chastisement.

(n.) That which is substituted in the place of what is wrong; an emendation; as, the corrections on a proof sheet should be set in the margin.

(n.) Abatement of noxious qualities; the counteraction of what is inconvenient or hurtful in its effects; as, the correction of acidity in the stomach.

(n.) An allowance made for inaccuracy in an instrument; as, chronometer correction; compass correction.



n. [1]. Amendment, improvement, redress.[2]. Chastisement, punishment, discipline, castigation.[3]. Change (in quality, by something opposite), modification.



SYN:amendment, discipline, emendation, chastisement, punishment

ANT:Deterioration, debasement, retrogradation, reward, recompense





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