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  • verbfix, adjust
  • verbdiscipline, chastise

synonyms for correcting

  • alter
  • amend
  • cure
  • improve
  • mend
  • rectify
  • redress
  • regulate
  • remedy
  • repair
  • review
  • revise
  • straighten out
  • upgrade
  • ameliorate
  • better
  • change
  • debug
  • doctor
  • edit
  • emend
  • help
  • launder
  • polish
  • reclaim
  • reconstruct
  • reform
  • remodel
  • reorganize
  • retouch
  • right
  • scrub
  • clean up
  • clean up act
  • do over
  • fiddle with
  • fix up
  • get with it
  • go over
  • make over
  • make right
  • make up for
  • pay dues
  • pick up
  • put in order
  • set right
  • set straight
  • shape up
  • touch up
  • turn around
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antonyms for correcting

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  • break
  • damage
  • depress
  • destroy
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • maintain
  • remain
  • ruin
  • weaken
  • worsen
  • blow
  • blunder
  • coddle
  • goof
  • indulge
  • mistake
  • pamper
  • pet
  • spoil
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How to use correcting in a sentence

I follow F. mainly, correcting the spelling; and give selected variations.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Do not be continually watching for faults, that you may display your own superior wisdom in correcting them.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Never pain another person by correcting, before others, a word or phrase mispronounced or ungrammatically constructed.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
I was sitting at a late hour in my room above the college Yard, correcting daily themes.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Are they capable of calming the passions, of correcting vices, and of giving virtue to those who most scrupulously observe them?
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
The improvement consists in correcting one of these inartificial generalizations by means of another.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
It would seem that before correcting them one ought to understand them; now this is exactly what no one wishes to do.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
The physician is constantly correcting the abnormal conceptions that exist.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
She went on examining, commending, correcting, till she was tired out.
A HOUSEFUL OF GIRLSSARAH TYTLER
It is moving gradually as the Earth moves and hourly correcting its aim.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CORRECTING

  • acclimation
  • acclimatization
  • alteration
  • arrangement
  • balancing
  • conformance
  • correcting
  • fitting
  • fixing
  • improvement
  • mending
  • modification
  • ordering
  • organization
  • organizing
  • orientation
  • readjustment
  • redress
  • regulating
  • regulation
  • setting
  • shaping
  • standardization
  • turning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.