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Correction meaning

correction - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of correcting, or making that right which was wrong; change for the better; amendment; rectification, as of an erroneous statement.
  2. 2. The act of reproving or punishing, or that which is intended to rectify or to cure faults; punishment; discipline; chastisement.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. Abatement of noxious qualities; the counteraction of what is inconvenient or hurtful in its effects; as, the correction of acidity in the stomach.
  5. 5. An allowance made for inaccuracy in an instrument; as, chronometer correction; compass correction.
  6. 6. Act of correcting; amendment; punishment.

correction - examples of usage

  1. No, I mean 286g; making the correction in some confusion.
  2. Before this important correction could be made Mary Catesby lifted up her voice in all its natural majesty.
  3. If one year only is mentioned, the reader is never sure whether or not the correction has been made.
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