cor·rec·tion n1: a decline in market price or business activity following and counteracting a rise2: the treatment and rehabilitation of offenders through a program involving penal custody, parole, and probation— often used in pl.cor·rec·tion·al adj
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
adjustment, alteration, amelioration, amending, amendment, betterment, correctio, curative, cure, emendatio, emendation, improved version, improvement, melioration, mending, modification, qualification, readjustment, reconstruction, rectification, redaction, reform, reformation, rehabilitation, remedy, removal of errors, renovation, repair, repairing, replacement, rescript, restoration, retraction, revampment, revisal, revised edition, revision, rewrite, righting
associated concepts: corrective action, corrective procedures
amercement, animadversio, animadversion, castigatio, castigation, censure, chastening, chastisement, condemnation, corrective measure, disciplinary action, discipline, infliction, invective, lesson, payment, penal retribution, penal servitude, penalization, penalty, punition, reprobation, reproval, retribution, retributive justice, scourging, stricture
associated concepts: board of corrections, correctional facility, house of correction
adjustment, discipline (punishment), modification, panacea, punishment, reform, relief (legal redress), remedial statute, remedy (that which corrects), remonstrance, repair, reparation (indemnification), reparation (keeping in repair), reprimand, reproach
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006