# Rectification vs. Rectify — What's the Difference?

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#### Rectification

To set right; correct
Rectified the situation by adding more chairs so that more people could sit.
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#### Rectify

Rectify is an American television drama series exploring the life of a man after he is released from prison after nearly 20 years on death row following a wrongful conviction. It was created by Ray McKinnon and is the first original series from SundanceTV. It stars Aden Young, Abigail Spencer, J. Smith-Cameron, Adelaide Clemens, Clayne Crawford, and Luke Kirby, and premiered on April 22, 2013, with a first season run of six episodes.A second season of ten episodes, premiered on June 19, 2014.
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#### Rectification

To correct by calculation or adjustment
Rectified the mathematical error.
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#### Rectify

To set right; correct
Rectified the situation by adding more chairs so that more people could sit.
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#### Rectification

(Chemistry) To refine or purify, especially by distillation.
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To correct by calculation or adjustment
Rectified the mathematical error.
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(Electronics) To convert (alternating current) into direct current.
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(Chemistry) To refine or purify, especially by distillation.
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To adjust (the proof of alcoholic beverages) by adding water or other liquids.
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(Electronics) To convert (alternating current) into direct current.
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#### Rectification

The action or process of rectifying.
The rectification of an error; the rectification of spirits
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To adjust (the proof of alcoholic beverages) by adding water or other liquids.
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(geometry) The determination of a straight line whose length is equal to a portion of a curve.
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#### Rectify

To heal (an organ or part of the body).
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(geometry) The truncation of a polyhedron by replacing each vertex with a face that passes though the midpoint of each edge connected to the vertex; an analogous procedure on a polytope of dimension higher than 3. Category:en:Higher-dimensional geometry
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#### Rectify

(transitive) To restore (someone or something) to its proper condition; to straighten out, to set right.
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(astronomy) The adjustment of a globe preparatory to the solution of a proposed problem.
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#### Rectify

(transitive) To remedy or fix (an undesirable state of affairs, situation etc.).
To rectify the crisis
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#### Rectification

Purification of a substance through repeated or continuous distillation.
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To purify or refine (a substance) by distillation.
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#### Rectification

Any of a number of Chinese and Filipino communist purges. See rectification movement.
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#### Rectify

(transitive) To correct or amend (a mistake, defect etc.).
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(astrology) A procedure that attempts to determine a person's time of birth based on events in their life.
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#### Rectify

To correct (someone who is mistaken).
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#### Rectification

The act or operation of rectifying; as, the rectification of an error; the rectification of spirits.
After the rectification of his views, he was incapable of compromise with profounder shapes of error.
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#### Rectify

To adjust (a globe or sundial) to prepare for the solution of a proposed problem.
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The determination of a straight line whose length is equal a portion of a curve.
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To convert (alternating current) into direct current.
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(chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation
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To determine the length of a curve included between two limits.
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The conversion of alternating current to direct current
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(transitive) To produce (as factitious gin or brandy) by redistilling bad wines or strong spirits (whisky, rum, etc.) with flavourings.
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#### Rectification

The act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
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#### Rectify

To make or set right; to correct from a wrong, erroneous, or false state; to amend; as, to rectify errors, mistakes, or abuses; to rectify the will, the judgment, opinions; to rectify disorders.
I meant to rectify my conscience.
This was an error of opinion which a conflicting opinion would have rectified.
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#### Rectification

Determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve
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To refine or purify by repeated distillation or sublimation, by which the fine parts of a substance are separated from the grosser; as, to rectify spirit of wine.
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#### Rectify

To produce ( as factitious gin or brandy) by redistilling low wines or ardent spirits (whisky, rum, etc.), flavoring substances, etc., being added.
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#### Rectify

Math: determine the length of;
Rectify a curve
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#### Rectify

Reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; separate from extraneous matter or cleanse from impurities;
Refine sugar
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#### Rectify

Bring, lead, or force to abandon a wrong or evil course of life, conduct, and adopt a right one;
The Church reformed me
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#### Rectify

Set straight or right;
Remedy these deficiencies
Rectify the inequities in salaries
Repair an oversight
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#### Rectify

Make right or correct;
Correct the mistakes
Rectify the calculation
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#### Rectify

Convert into direct current;
Rectify alternating current
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