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  1. variant of recti- before a vowel: rectangle.

rect.1

  1. (in prescriptions) rectified.

Origin of rect.1

From the Latin word rēctificātus

rect.2

  1. receipt.
  2. rectangle.
  3. rectangular.
  4. rector.
  5. rectory.
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Examples from the Web for rect

Historical Examples

  • This not only advises you of my arrival but acknowledges the rect of your favour.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 11, No. 68, June, 1863

    Various

  • Ver and Rect found the stream about the size of our present Hudson as it flows by Weehawken.

  • In two hours after their first courtship—the thing was done quicker in those days—Ver and Rect were married men.

  • Never after they had been in Engelland did Ver or Rect or their descendants subsist on pigs, woodchucks, or billy-goats.

  • After an exciting chase, Ver and Rect captured him, and at first devoured him with vim.


British Dictionary definitions for rect

rect

rec't

abbreviation for
  1. receipt
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rect in Medicine

rect-

pref.
  1. Variant ofrecto-