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    rectify - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rectify

    Definition
    (verb) math: determine the length of
    Example Sentence
    • rectify a curve
    Definition
    (verb) reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities
    Synonyms : refine
    Example Sentence
    • refine sugar
    Definition
    (verb) bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one
    Synonyms : reclaim , reform , regenerate
    Example Sentence
    • The Church reformed me
    • reform your conduct
    Definition
    (verb) set straight or right
    Synonyms : amend , remediate , remedy , repair
    Example Sentence
    • remedy these deficiencies
    • rectify the inequities in salaries
    • repair an oversight
    Definition
    (verb) make right or correct
    Synonyms : correct , right
    Example Sentence
    • Correct the mistakes
    • rectify the calculation
    Definition
    (verb) convert into direct current
    Example Sentence
    • rectify alternating current
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rectify

It resembles "correct" + ify. We know that suffix -ify is a verb. Essentially means to "make correct"!

Rectify: aRECommend you TRI(try) to FIx it.

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