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See definition of correctives on Dictionary.com
  • as inremedy
  • as inmedicament
  • as inmedication
  • as inphysic
  • as incure
  • as inantidote
  • as inhelp

synonyms for correctives

  • antidote
  • countermeasure
  • cure-all
  • drug
  • fix
  • medicine
  • panacea
  • pill
  • quick fix
  • redress
  • relief
  • therapy
  • treatment
  • assistance
  • corrective
  • counteraction
  • elixir
  • improvement
  • medicament
  • pharmaceutical
  • physic
  • restorative
  • support
  • biologic
  • counteractant
  • counteractive
  • counteragent
  • counterstep
  • medicant
  • pharmacon

antonyms for correctives

MOST RELEVANT
  • damage
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injury
  • stop
  • disease
  • pain
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How to use correctives in a sentence

Kropotkins Mutual Aid is worth noting here as one of the earliest correctives to these popular misconceptions of Darwinism.
THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY: BEING A PLAIN HISTORY OF LIFE AND MANKINDHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
If genius is liable to such one-sidedness, the greater the need of educational correctives to common-place minds.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 451VARIOUS
Printing has accelerated the progress of equality, and it is also one of its best correctives.
DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)ALEXIS DE TOQUEVILLE
All the former correctives, whether of virtue or of weakness, which existed in the old monarchy, are gone.
POLITICAL PAMPHLETSGEORGE SAINTSBURY
They have rendered the application of all correctives and remedies to abuse, at best, precarious in their operation.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. IX. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
In being correctives to the disturbances of functioning they become correctives to the disturbing factors themselves.
THE SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY OF THE ORGANISMHANS DRIESCH
Nor are correctives lacking for the abuses which may enter in through an overdevelopment of self-interest.
CREATING CAPITALFREDERICK L. LIPMAN
The common jail is made the place of confinement, while the whipping-post and starvation supply the correctives.
MANUEL PEREIRAF. C. ADAMS
These orders are undoubtedly some correctives to the abuses which may arise in this very critical article of public dealing.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. VIII. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
How, otherwise, could they stand a long unbroken course of free living, with such infinitesimal correctives of exercise?
BORDER AND BASTILLEGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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