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  Definition of rectify
  1. convert into direct current; "rectify alternating current"
  2. make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
  3. set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight"
  4. bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one; "The Church reformed me"; "reform your conduct"
  5. reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities; "refine sugar"
  6. math: determine the length of; "rectify a curve"
Similar Words: correct, right, remediate, remedy, repair, amend, reform, reclaim, regenerate, refine

 

Hyponyms: remediate, remedy, repair, amend, debug, moralize, moralise

 

Grouped Verbs: reform, straighten out, see the light

 

Derivational Morphology: rectification, correction, reparation, amends, redress, remedy, remediation, rectifier, reclamation, reformation, reform, reformer, reformist, crusader, meliorist, refining, refinement, purification, refiner

 

Anagrams: certify

 

 
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