Definitions for rectify

Definitions for (verb) rectify

Main entry: rectify

Definition: convert into direct current

Usage: rectify alternating current

Main entry: rectify, right, correct

Definition: make right or correct

Usage: Correct the mistakes; rectify the calculation

Main entry: rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend

Definition: set straight or right

Usage: remedy these deficiencies; rectify the inequities in salaries; repair an oversight

Main entry: 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

Main entry: rectify, refine

Definition: reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities

Usage: refine sugar

Main entry: rectify

Definition: math: determine the length of

Usage: rectify a curve

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