1. [ adjective ] tending or intended to correct or counteract or restore to a normal condition

"corrective measures" "corrective lenses"

Related terms: bettering
2. [ adjective ] designed to promote discipline
Synonyms: disciplinal disciplinary

"the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional" "disciplinal measures" "the mother was stern and disciplinary"

Related terms: nonindulgent
3. [ noun ] a device for treating injury or disease
Synonyms: restorative
Related terms: device pickup prosthesis pack pack
Similar spelling:   correct