Dictionary.com

recti

[ rek-tahy ]
/ ˈrɛk taɪ /
Save This Word!

noun
plural of rectus.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Other definitions for recti (2 of 2)

recti-

a combining form meaning “right,” “straight,” used in the formation of compound words: rectilinear.
Also especially before a vowel, rect-.

Origin of recti-

<Latin rēcti-, combining form of rēctusright
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use recti in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for recti (1 of 2)

recti
/ (ˈrɛktaɪ) /

noun
the plural of rectus

British Dictionary definitions for recti (2 of 2)

recti-

before a vowel rect-


combining form
straight or rightrectilinear; rectangle

Word Origin for recti-

from Latin rectus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK