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Synonyms for rectify

Synonyms for (verb) rectify

Synonyms: rectify Definition: convert into direct current Usage: rectify alternating current

Similar words: convert, exchange, commute, change Definition: exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category Usage: Could you convert my dollars into pounds?; He changed his name; convert centimeters into inches; convert holdings into shares

Synonyms: rectify, right, correct Definition: make right or correct Usage: Correct the mistakes; rectify the calculation

Similar words: turn, change by reversal, reverse Definition: change to the contrary Usage: The trend was reversed; the tides turned against him; public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern

Synonyms: rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend Definition: set straight or right Usage: remedy these deficiencies; rectify the inequities in salaries; repair an oversight

Similar words: rectify, right, correct Definition: make right or correct Usage: Correct the mistakes; rectify the calculation

Synonyms: reclaim, rectify, reform, regenerate Definition: bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one Usage: The Church reformed me; reform your conduct

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: rectify, refine Definition: reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities Usage: refine sugar

Similar words: purify, distill, make pure, sublimate Definition: remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation Usage: purify the water

Synonyms: rectify Definition: math: determine the length of Usage: rectify a curve

Similar words: ascertain, find, find out, determine Definition: establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study Usage: find the product of two numbers; The physicist who found the elusive particle won the Nobel Prize