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Definitions of rectify:
  • verb:   math: determine the length of
    Example: "Rectify a curve"
  • verb:   convert into direct current
    Example: "Rectify alternating current"
  • verb:   set straight or right
    Example: "Rectify the inequities in salaries"
  • verb:   reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities
  • verb:   make right or correct
    Example: "Rectify the calculation"
  • verb:   bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one

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