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Meaning of word rectify from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

rectify   verb

Meaning : Math: determine the length of.

Example : Rectify a curve.

Meaning : Reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state. Separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities.

Example : Refine sugar.

Synonyms : refine

Meaning : Bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one.

Example : The Church reformed me.
Reform your conduct.

Synonyms : reclaim, reform, regenerate

Meaning : Set straight or right.

Example : Remedy these deficiencies.
Rectify the inequities in salaries.
Repair an oversight.

Synonyms : amend, remediate, remedy, repair

Meaning : Make right or correct.

Example : Correct the mistakes.
Rectify the calculation.

Synonyms : correct, right

Falsify knowingly.

She falsified the records.

Meaning : Convert into direct current.

Example : Rectify alternating current.