Examples from the Web for corrective
As far as I was concerned, once I had corrective surgery I was just a female.Exclusive: Michael Phelps’s Intersex Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend, Taylor Lianne Chandler, Tells All|Aurora Snow|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Corrective action was taken to address this issue swiftly.
To the contrary, he believed each could offer a corrective to the other.
The C.D. Howe Institute offers a corrective to those worried about corporations' growing cash hoards.
Confronting the legacy of the Do-Nothing 112th Congress as the least effective since the 1940s is also a corrective.
Each of the two, music and gymnastic, is indispensable as a supplement and corrective to the other.
She consulted the glass once more—gave one or two corrective touches to her hair and her cap—and hastened into the boudoir.My Lady's Money|Wilkie Collins
That experience has shown the need for some corrective action, and we should promptly proceed to amend that act.
Emily gently suggested a French lesson as a corrective of this unpleasant “buzz.”Happy Days for Boys and Girls|Various
Where the corrective of knowledge is absent, we see that it could not be otherwise.Pioneers of Evolution from Thales to Huxley|Edward Clodd
British Dictionary definitions for corrective
Word Origin and History for corrective
16c., adjective and noun, from French correctif, from Latin correct-, past participle stem of corrigere (see correct (v.).