|1.||[ noun ] the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right|
|Related terms:||improvement amendment redress retribution recompense emendation correct reform|
|2.||[ noun ] (writing) something substituted for an error|
|Related terms:||editing erasure|
|3.||[ noun ] (mathematics) a quantity that is added or subtracted in order to increase the accuracy of a scientific measure|
|4.||[ noun ] a rebuke for making a mistake|
|Related terms:||rebuke chastize|
|5.||[ noun ] the act of punishing|
"the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"
|Related terms:||punishment spanking discipline|
|6.||[ noun ] a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases|
"market runups are invariably followed by a correction"
|7.||[ noun ] (medicine) treatment of a specific defect|
"the correction of his vision with eye glasses"
|Related terms:||therapy fusion|