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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
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