- variant of recti- before a vowel: rectangle.
- (in prescriptions) rectified.
Origin of rect.1
From the Latin word rēctificātus
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Examples from the Web for rect
This not only advises you of my arrival but acknowledges the rect of your favour.
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.
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- Variant ofrecto-
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