What is another word for correcting?

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Adjective
Serving, or being inflicted, as punishment
“Meanwhile, suspension, pay reduction, and reprimands are correcting punishments, for these temporarily take away benefits derived from the status as a civil servant.”
Adjective
Giving moral or intellectual benefit
Noun
The act by which something is repaired or renewed
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Noun
Copy editing
Verb
Present participle for to fix, correct, revise or improve
“Over time, the intelligent system tends to correct its own mistakes.”
Verb
Present participle for to punish or reprimand (someone) for a fault or crime
“It is appropriate for parents to correct their child for misbehaving.”
Verb
Present participle for to offset or counterbalance
“Julie has had to start wearing spectacles to correct her shortsightedness.”
Verb
Present participle for to point out faults in
“Though Ernst says he repeatedly offered to correct the text free of charge, his overtures were rejected.”
Verb
Present participle for to put in working order
“Tait published an important paper on how to correct the temperature readings on the thermometers.”
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