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.
- To set right; correct.
- To correct by calculation or adjustment. See Synonyms at correct.
- Chemistry To refine or purify, especially by distillation.
- Electronics To convert (alternating current) into direct current.
- To adjust (the proof of alcoholic beverages) by adding water or other liquids.