present tense third-person singular of correct
as in offsets
to balance with an equal force so as to make ineffective hopefully the young entrepreneur's professionalism will serve to correct his partner's extreme enthusiasm in the eyes of investors

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“Corrects.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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