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Overview of verb rectify

The verb rectify has 6 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. rectify

(math: determine the length of; "rectify a curve")

2. refine, rectify

(reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities; "refine sugar")

3. reform, reclaim, regenerate, rectify

(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")

4. rectify, remediate, remedy, repair, amend

(set straight or right; "remedy these deficiencies"; "rectify the inequities in salaries"; "repair an oversight")

5. correct, rectify, right

(make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation")

6. rectify

(convert into direct current; "rectify alternating current") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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