Simple Definition of corrective
: meant to correct a problem : intended to make something better
Full Definition of corrective
: intended to correct <corrective lenses> <corrective punishment>
Examples of corrective in a sentence
She had corrective surgery on her knee this past summer.
People with bad eyesight usually need to wear corrective lenses, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses.
First Known Use of corrective
Medical Definition of corrective
: a medication that removes undesirable or unpleasant side effects of other medication <phenobarbital acts as a corrective in overcoming the insomnia produced by ephedrine>
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