What does the word correction mean?

Usage examples for correction

  1. But whenever he spoke he suffered correction on account of his English. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. But we cannot consider over- anxious correction as likely to be employed with advantage upon poems like those of Lord Byron, which have for their object to rouse the imagination and awaken the passions. – Sir Walter Scott as a Critic of Literature by Margaret Ball
  3. It is not the faith of that Society to which I belong to decline correction lest it may seem like war. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009