To see Multiple Meanings of
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Multiple Meanings
rectify — as in:  rectify the error

I am doing what I can to rectify the error.
make right or correct

Much less commonly, rectify has other meanings including:

  • chemistry:  purify (e.g., via repeated distillation)
  • manufacturing:  separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities
  • electronics:  convert alternate current into direct current
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading