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  • verbfix, adjust
  • verbdiscipline, chastise

synonyms for corrects

  • 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 corrects

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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 corrects in a sentence

In conclusion, he again corrects Eratosthenes as regards the magnitude and divisions of the inhabited world.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
When a father corrects his son it means as if he were saying, "My son, I beseech you, be a good boy."
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
Not indeed that the contrast can be thus absolute: the thirteenth verse corrects this hasty inference.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE SECOND EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANSJAMES DENNEY
Like a man of integrity and piety, he corrects himself at once, dismisses her with a blessing, and prays for her success.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
A woman-grammarian, who corrects her husband for speaking false Latin, which is called breaking Priscian's head.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
He exercises his Soldiers himself, and corrects them too when they commit any Fault.
THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES-LEWIS, BARON DE POLLNITZ, VOLUME IKARL LUDWIG VON PLLNITZ
By this means, he acquires a just idea of beautiful forms; he corrects nature by herself, her imperfect state by her more perfect.
SEVEN DISCOURSES ON ARTJOSHUA REYNOLDS
He regards all nature with a view to his profession; and combines her beauties, or corrects her defects.
SEVEN DISCOURSES ON ARTJOSHUA REYNOLDS
Thirdly, he corrects the text from time to time by short notes placed in the margin.
THE LIFE OF THE TRULY EMINENT AND LEARNED HUGO GROTIUSJEAN LVESQUE DE BURIGNY
The congratulations were really addressed to Agnes—a social blunder which Mr. Pembroke deftly corrects.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
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