What does corrigible mean?

Definitions for corrigible
ˈkɔr ɪ dʒə bəl, ˈkɒr-cor·ri·gi·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. corrigible(adj)

    capable of being corrected or set right

    "a corrigible defect"; "a corrigible prisoner"

Wiktionary

  1. corrigible(Adjective)

    Able to be corrected or set right.

  2. corrigible(Adjective)

    Submissive to correction; docile.

    Bending down his corrigible neck. uE000463609uE001 Shakespeare.

  3. corrigible(Adjective)

    Deserving chastisement; punishable.

    He was taken up very short, and adjudged corrigible for such presumptuous language. uE000463610uE001 Howell.

  4. corrigible(Adjective)

    Having power to correct; corrective.

    The corrigible authority of this lies in our wills. uE000463611uE001 Shakespeare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corrigible(adj)

    capable of being set right, amended, or reformed; as, a corrigible fault

    Etymology: [LL. corribilis, fr. L. corrigere to correct: cf. F. corrigible. See Correrct.]

  2. Corrigible(adj)

    submissive to correction; docile

    Etymology: [LL. corribilis, fr. L. corrigere to correct: cf. F. corrigible. See Correrct.]

  3. Corrigible(adj)

    deserving chastisement; punishable

    Etymology: [LL. corribilis, fr. L. corrigere to correct: cf. F. corrigible. See Correrct.]

  4. Corrigible(adj)

    having power to correct; corrective

    Etymology: [LL. corribilis, fr. L. corrigere to correct: cf. F. corrigible. See Correrct.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Corrigible

    kor′i-ji-bl, adj. that may be corrected: open to correction.—n. Corrigibil′ity.

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How to say corrigible in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corrigible in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corrigible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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