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Wordnet 3.0


1. capable of being corrected or set right;
- Example: "a corrigible defect"
- Example: "a corrigible prisoner"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Corrigible \Cor"ri*gi*ble\ (k?r"r?-j?-b'l), a. [LL. corribilis, fr. L. corrigere to correct: cf. F. corrigible. See Correrct.] [1913 Webster] 1. Capable of being set right, amended, or reformed; as, a corrigible fault. [1913 Webster] 2. Submissive to correction; docile. "Bending down his corrigible neck." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Deserving chastisement; punishable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He was taken up very short, and adjudged corrigible for such presumptuous language. --Howell. [1913 Webster] 4. Having power to correct; corrective. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The . . . .corrigible authority of this lies in our wills. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

corrigible adj 1: capable of being corrected or set right; "a corrigible defect"; "a corrigible prisoner" [ant: incorrigible]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

32 Moby Thesaurus words for "corrigible": ameliorable, amendable, controllable, correctable, curable, domesticable, domitable, emendable, fixable, governable, handleable, improvable, manageable, manipulable, manipulatable, medicable, mendable, perfectible, reclaimable, recoverable, rectifiable, recyclable, redeemable, remediable, repairable, reparable, restorable, restrainable, retrievable, reversible, tamable, untroublesome