1. having something undesirable neutralized
; - Example: "with glasses her corrected vision was 20:20"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Correct \Cor*rect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corrected; p. pr. &
vb. n. Correcting.]
1. To make right; to bring to the standard of truth, justice,
or propriety; to rectify; as, to correct manners or
This is a defect in the first make of some men's
minds which can scarce ever be corrected afterwards.
2. To remove or retrench the faults or errors of; to amend;
to set right; as, to correct the proof (that is, to mark
upon the margin the changes to be made, or to make in the
type the changes so marked).
3. To bring back, or attempt to bring back, to propriety in
morals; to reprove or punish for faults or deviations from
moral rectitude; to chastise; to discipline; as, a child
should be corrected for lying.
My accuser is my 'prentice; and when I did correct
him for his fault the other day, he did vow upon his
knees he would be even with me. --Shak.
4. To counteract the qualities of one thing by those of
another; -- said of whatever is wrong or injurious; as, to
correct the acidity of the stomach by alkaline
Syn: To amend; rectify; emend; reform; improve; chastise;
punish; discipline; chasten. See Amend.
[1913 Webster] Correctible
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: having something undesirable neutralized; "with glasses
her corrected vision was 20:20" [ant: uncorrected]