Synonyms for corrective

Synonyms for (noun) corrective

Synonyms: corrective, restorative

Definition: a device for treating injury or disease

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms for (adj) corrective

Synonyms: corrective

Definition: tending or intended to correct or counteract or restore to a normal condition

Usage: corrective measures; corrective lenses

Similar words: bettering

Definition: changing for the better

Synonyms: disciplinal, disciplinary, corrective

Definition: designed to promote discipline

Usage: the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional; disciplinal measures; the mother was stern and disciplinary

Similar words: nonindulgent, strict

Definition: characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint

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