Associations to the word «Rectify»


RECTIFY, verb. (transitive) To correct or amend something.
RECTIFY, verb. (transitive) (chemistry) To purify or refine, especially by distillation.
RECTIFY, verb. (transitive) (electronics) To convert alternating current into direct current.
RECTIFY, verb. (transitive) (transitive) To produce (as factitious gin or brandy) by redistilling bad wines or strong spirits (whisky, rum, etc.) with flavourings.
RECTIFY, verb. (transitive) (transitive) To adjust (a globe) in order to prepare for the solution of a proposed problem.

Dictionary definition

RECTIFY, verb. Math: determine the length of; "rectify a curve".
RECTIFY, verb. Reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities; "refine sugar".
RECTIFY, verb. Bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one; "The Church reformed me"; "reform your conduct".
RECTIFY, verb. Set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight".
RECTIFY, verb. Make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation".
RECTIFY, verb. Convert into direct current; "rectify alternating current".

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