"correcting" in the verb sense
1. correct, rectify, right
make right or correct
"Correct the mistakes"
"rectify the calculation"
2. right, compensate, redress, correct
make reparations or amends for
"right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
3. chastise, castigate, objurgate, chasten, correct
"She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
4. compensate, counterbalance, correct, make up, even out, even off, even up
"engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
5. discipline, correct, sort out
punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
"The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"
6. decline, slump, correct
go down in value
"the stock market corrected"
7. adjust, set, correct
alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
"Adjust the clock, please"
"correct the alignment of the front wheels"
treat a defect
"The new contact lenses will correct for his myopia"
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