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