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cor·rec·tive

 (kə-rĕk′tĭv)
adj.
Tending or intended to correct: corrective lenses.
n.
An agent that corrects.

cor·rec′tive·ly adv.

corrective

(kəˈrɛktɪv)
adj
tending or intended to correct
n
something that tends or is intended to correct
corˈrectively adv

cor•rec•tive

(kəˈrɛk tɪv)

adj.
1. tending to correct.
n.
2. a means of correcting.
[1525–35; (< Anglo-French) < Medieval Latin]
cor•rec′tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corrective - a device for treating injury or diseasecorrective - a device for treating injury or disease
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
pack - a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect
face pack, pack - a cream that cleanses and tones the skin
pick-me-up, pickup - anything with restorative powers; "she needed the pickup that coffee always gave her"
prosthesis, prosthetic device - corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
Adj.1.corrective - designed to promote discipline; "the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional"; "disciplinal measures"; "the mother was stern and disciplinary"
nonindulgent, strict - characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
2.corrective - tending or intended to correct or counteract or restore to a normal condition; "corrective measures"; "corrective lenses"
bettering - changing for the better

corrective

adjective
1. remedial, therapeutic, palliative, restorative, rehabilitative He has received extensive corrective surgery to his skull.
2. disciplinary, punitive, penal, reformatory He was placed in a corrective institution for children.

corrective

adjectivenoun
Something that corrects or counteracts:
Translations
مُخَفِّف ، مُصَحِّـح
nápravný
forbedrendekorrigerende
leiîréttingar-; betrunar-
düzelticiıslah edici

corrective

[kəˈrektɪv]
A. ADJcorrectivo
B. Ncorrectivo m
C. CPD corrective glasses NPLgafas fpl correctoras
corrective surgery Ncirugía f correctiva

corrective

adjkorrigierend; to take corrective actionkorrigierend eingreifen; to have corrective surgerysich einem korrigierenden Eingriff unterziehen
n (Pharm, fig) → Korrektiv nt

corrective

[kəˈrɛktɪv]
1. adj (surgery) → correttivo/a
2. ncorrettivo

correct

(kəˈrekt) verb
1. to remove faults and errors from. These spectacles will correct his eye defect.
2. (of a teacher etc) to mark errors in. I have fourteen exercise books to correct.
adjective
1. free from faults or errors. This sum is correct.
2. right; not wrong. Did I get the correct idea from what you said?; You are quite correct.
corˈrection (-ʃən) noun
corˈrective (-tiv) adjective
setting right. corrective treatment.
corˈrectly adverb
corˈrectness noun

corrective

adj corrector
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