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correction

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9 in 9 verses (in OT : 8 in 8 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

correctionn. [L. correctio: cf. F. correction.].
  •  The act of correcting, or making that right which was wrong; change for the better; amendment; rectification, as of an erroneous statement.  [1913 Webster]
    "The due correction of swearing, rioting, neglect of God's word, and other scandalouss vices."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of reproving or punishing, or that which is intended to rectify or to cure faults; punishment; discipline; chastisement.  [1913 Webster]
    "Correction and instruction must both work
    Ere this rude beast will profit.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Abatement of noxious qualities; the counteraction of what is inconvenient or hurtful in its effects; as, the correction of acidity in the stomach.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An allowance made for inaccuracy in an instrument; as, chronometer correction; compass correction.  [1913 Webster]
Correction line (Surv.), a parallel used as a new base line in laying out township in the government lands of the United States. The adoption at certain intervals of a correction line is necessitated by the convergence of of meridians, and the statute requirement that the townships must be squares. -- House of correction, a house where disorderly persons are confined; a bridewell. -- Under correction, subject to correction; admitting the possibility of error.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

correction, n.
1 a the act or process of correcting. b an instance of this.
2 a thing substituted for what is wrong.
3 archaic punishment (house of correction).

Derivative
correctional adj.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. L correctio -onis (as CORRECT)

THESAURUS

correction

admonishment, admonition, amendment, amends, appraisal, appraisement, approximation, assessment, assize, assizement, calculation, castigation, chastening, chastisement, chiding, compensation, computation, condign punishment, corrigendum, deserts, determination, disciplinary measures, discipline, editing, emendation, estimate, estimation, evaluation, ferule, fixing, gauging, improvement, infliction, instrumentation, judgment, judicial punishment, lecture, lesson, making right, measure, measurement, measuring, mending, mensuration, metric system, nemesis, objurgation, overhaul, overhauling, pains, pains and punishments, pay, payment, penal retribution, penalty, penology, punishment, punition, quantification, quantization, rating, rebuke, recension, recompense, rectification, redaction, redress, remedy, repair, repairing, reparation, reprehension, reprimand, reproach, reprobation, reproof, reproval, rescript, rescription, retribution, retributive justice, revampment, revisal, revise, revised edition, revision, rewrite, rewriting, rod, satisfaction, scolding, scourge, sermon, spanking, survey, surveying, telemetering, telemetry, triangulation, troubleshooting, upbraiding, valuation, well-deserved punishment, what-for

ROGET THESAURUS

correction

Improvement

N improvement, amelioration, melioration, betterment, mend, amendment, emendation, mending, advancement, advance, ascent, promotion, preferment, elevation, increase, cultivation, civilization, culture, march of intellect, menticulture, race-culture, eugenics, reform, reformation, revision, radical reform, second thoughts, correction, limoe labor, refinement, elaboration, purification, oxidation, repair, recovery, revise, new edition, reformer, radical, improving, progressive, improved, better, better off, better for, all the better for, better advised, reformatory, emendatory, reparatory, remedial, corrigible, improvable, accultural, on consideration, on reconsideration, on second thoughts, on better advice, ad melius inquirendum, urbent latericiam invenit marmoream reliquit.

Punishment

N punishment, punition, chastisement, chastening, correction, castigation, discipline, infliction, trial, judgment, penalty, retribution, thunderbolt, Nemesis, requital, penology, retributive justice, lash, scaffold, imprisonment, transportation, banishment, expulsion, exile, involuntary exile, ostracism, penal servitude, hard labor, galleys, beating, flagellation, fustigation, gantlet, strappado, estrapade, bastinado, argumentum baculinum, stick law, rap on the knuckles, box on the ear, blow, stripe, cuff, kick, buffet, pummel, slap, slap in the face, wipe, douse, coup de grace, torture, rack, picket, picketing, dragonnade, capital punishment, execution, lethal injection, the gas chamber, hanging, electrocution, rail-riding, scarpines, decapitation, decollation, garrotte, garrotto, crucifixion, impalement, firing squad, martyrdom, auto-da-fe, noyade, happy dispatch, hara-kiri, seppuku, drinking the hemlock, punishing, penal, punitory, punitive, inflictive, castigatory, punished, Int, a la lanterne!, culpan paena premit comes, eating the bitter bread of banishment, gravis ira regum est semper, sera tamen tacitis paena venit pedibus, suo sibi gladio hunc jugulo.

Disapprobation

N disapprobation, disapproval, improbation, disesteem, disvaluation, displacency, odium, dislike, dispraise, discommendation, blame, censure, obloquy, detraction, disparagement, depreciation, denunciation, condemnation, ostracism, black list, animadversion, reflection, stricture, objection, exception, criticism, sardonic grin, sardonic laugh, sarcasm, insinuation, innuendo, bad compliment, poor compliment, left-handed compliment, satire, sneer, taunt, cavil, carping, censoriousness, hypercriticism, reprehension, remonstrance, expostulation, reproof, reprobation, admonition, increpation, reproach, rebuke, reprimand, castigation, jobation, lecture, curtain lecture, blow up, wigging, dressing, rating, scolding, trimming, correction, set down, rap on the knuckles, coup de bec, rebuff, slap, slap on the face, home thrust, hit, frown, scowl, black look, diatribe, jeremiad, jeremiade, tirade, philippic, clamor, outcry, hue and cry, hiss, hissing, sibilance, sibilation, catcall, execration, chiding, upbraiding, exprobation, abuse, vituperation, invective, objurgation, contumely, hard words, cutting words, bitter words, evil-speaking, bad language, personality, disapproving, scandalized, disparaging, condemnatory, damnatory, denunciatory, reproachful, abusive, objurgatory, clamorous, vituperative, defamatory, satirical, sarcastic, sardonic, cynical, dry, sharp, cutting, biting, severe, withering, trenchant, hard upon, censorious, critical, captious, carping, hypercritical, fastidious, sparing of praise, grudging praise, disapproved, chid, in bad odor, blown upon, unapproved, unblest, at a discount, exploded, weighed in the balance and found wanting, blameworthy, reprehensible, to blame, worthy of blame, answerable, uncommendable, exceptionable, not to be thought of, bad, vicious, unlamented, unbewailed, unpitied, with a wry face, reproachfully, Int, it is too bad!, it won't do, it will never do!, marry come up!, Oh!, come!, 'sdeath!, forbid it Heaven!, God forbid, Heaven forbid!, out upon, fie upon it!, away with!, tut!, O tempora!, O mores!, shame!, fie, fie for shame!, out on you!, tell it not in Gath!.

Confutation

N confutation, refutation, answer, complete answer, disproof, conviction, redargution, invalidation, exposure, exposition, clincher, retort, reductio ad absurdum, knock down argument, tu quoque argument, sockdolager, correction, dissuasion, confuting, confuted capable of refutation, refutable, confutable, defeasible, contravene (counter evidence), condemned on one's own showing, condemned out of one's own mouth, the argument falls to the ground, cadit quaestio, it does not hold water, suo sibi gladio hunc jugulo, his argument was demolished by new evidence.

Correction

N correction, disillusionment, corrective, I stand corrected.


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