Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is another word for correcting?

Need synonyms for correcting? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Serving, or being inflicted, as punishment
“Meanwhile, suspension, pay reduction, and reprimands are correcting punishments, for these temporarily take away benefits derived from the status as a civil servant.”
In the process of being improved
The act by which something is repaired or renewed
more ❯
The act of checking or correcting a written piece of work
Present participle for to fix, correct, revise or improve
“Over time, the intelligent system tends to correct its own mistakes.”
Present participle for to punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
“It is appropriate for parents to correct their child for misbehaving.”
Present participle for to scold (someone) for a fault or crime
“The teacher decided to correct the student privately rather than scolding him in front of the class for his mistake.”
Present participle for to offset or counterbalance
“Julie has had to start wearing spectacles to correct her shortsightedness.”
Present participle for to assess by pointing out faults in, typically in academia
“Though Ernst says he repeatedly offered to correct the text free of charge, his overtures were rejected.”
Present participle for to put in working order
“Tait published an important paper on how to correct the temperature readings on the thermometers.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
10-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2024