What is another word for Correcting?

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[ kəɹˈɛktɪŋ], [ kəɹˈɛktɪŋ], [ k_ə_ɹ_ˈɛ_k_t_ɪ_ŋ]

Correcting is a term that refers to the action of rectifying an error or a mistake. There are several synonyms that can be used instead of this word. One of the common ones is rectifying, which has a similar meaning. Other terms that can be used include fixing, adjusting, amending, repairing, improving, and resetting. While all these words have different nuances, they all refer to the act of making something right or accurate. Depending on the context of the sentence, the most appropriate synonym can be chosen to ensure that the intended meaning is conveyed effectively.

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What are the opposite words for Correcting?

Antonyms for the word "Correcting" include terms such as "ignoring" or "neglecting," which imply a lack of care or attention to detail. Similarly, "perpetuating" or "reinforcing" may be seen as opposites of correcting, as they imply the continuation of a problem or error rather than its resolution. "Encouraging" or "endorsing" could also be considered antonyms for correcting, as they suggest a positive attitude towards existing behavior, without any intent to improve or amend it. In short, the opposite of correcting is simply not taking action or actively accepting and supporting the wrong behavior.

Usage examples for Correcting

Hence, every change in course causes a new amount of Deviation which must be allowed for in Correcting the compass reading.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper
By Correcting the longitude of the A.M. sight, run to noon, with the difference of longitude, readily found at noon with the longitude factor and the error in latitude, you will have the correct noon longitude to hand in, with only a moment's delay.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper
"Did it never occur to you all this while," began her Ladyship; and then suddenly Correcting herself, she stopped short, and said, "By the way, Mr. Scanlan is waiting for his answer.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

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