Corrective meaning

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Tending or intended to correct.

Corrective lenses.

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An agent that corrects.
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Tending or meant to correct or improve; remedial.
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Something corrective; remedy.
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Of or pertaining to correction; serving to correct.

As the currents were changing rapidly, the captain had to make many corrective course changes.

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Qualifying; limiting.
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Something that corrects or counteracts something, especially an injury or disability.

Alkalies are correctives of acids.

Penalties are correctives of immoral conduct.

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Origin of corrective

  • From French correctif
    From Wiktionary