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corrects

verb
present tense third-person singular of correct

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1 to remove errors, defects, deficiencies, or deviations from
  • more time will be needed to correct the computer program

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2 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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3 to inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime
  • an insensitive boss who liked to correct subordinates in front of their colleagues

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correctness

corrects

correlate

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“Corrects.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/corrects. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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