Definition of rectify verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    rectify

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈrɛktəˌfaɪ//
     
    rectify something(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rectify
     
    he / she / it rectifies
     
    past simple rectified
     
    -ing form rectifying
     
     
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  1. 1to put right something that is wrong synonym correct
  2. 2 to rectify a fault We need to start thinking about how to rectify the situation.
rectifiable
 
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NAmE//ˌrɛktəˈfaɪəbl//
 
adjective The damage will be easily rectifiable.
rectification
 
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NAmE//ˌrɛktəfəˈkeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
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