verb (used with object), rec·ti·fied, rec·ti·fy·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR rectify
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Origin of rectify
OTHER WORDS FROM rectifynon·rec·ti·fied, adjectiveself-rec·ti·fy·ing, adjectiveun·rec·ti·fied, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for rectify
The illegal short-term rental problem was, to a large degree, rectified with the introduction of platform accountability provisions – including penalties.Platform Accountability Should Be Central to Vacation Rental Plan|Gary Wonacott|January 26, 2021|Voice of San Diego
This isn’t the first foray United has made to rectify its greenhouse gas emissions.United Airlines aims to suck carbon dioxide from the friendly skies|Steven Mufson|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
The central bank summoned Ant executives over the weekend and told them to “rectify” the company’s lending, insurance, and wealth management services, the People’s Bank of China said in a statement Sunday.Chinese regulators order Ant Group to focus on payments, stop short of breakup|lbelanger225|December 27, 2020|Fortune
The school must now determine how to provide services to rectify any academic setbacks from the delay if Eli is found to have a disability.
Fortunately, you have the power, and the legal obligation, to rectify the dramatic underrepresentation of these communities in the applicant pool and in the random drawing when you make your determinations regarding the final six commissioners.Morning Report: Turning Border Sewage Into Local Water|Voice of San Diego|November 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In most cases that, too, has been rectified—with the exception of Michael Douglas, who is one silver-haired fox.
A lot of their injuries—particularly the people shot in the eyes—could have been rectified.Ahdaf Soueif’s Cairo: Remembering A City Wracked By The Arab Spring|Ahdaf Soueif|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My mother had this rectified in a later publication of the paper, but that, of course, I never saw.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
By this method a line can be reserved for each hand, and any discrepancy in the scores at once rectified.
The error was rectified, but only temporarily, at the Somme.Aviation in Peace and War|Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes
If this leakage can be seen where it discharges, then the trouble can be rectified.Elements of Plumbing|Samuel Dibble
From the tincture prepared with rectified spirit, and by either maceration or displacement.