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rectify
American English: /ˈrɛktəˌfaɪ/
British English: /ˈrɛktɪfʌɪ/

Translation of rectify in Spanish:

transitive verb rectifies, rectifying, rectified

  • 1 (correct)
    (mistake/fault)
    rectificar
    Example sentences
    • Mr Diamond has been in contact with numerous council representatives in an effort to rectify the situation, to no avail.
    • However, if the damp problem has been rectified by correct installation of the stainless-steel flue, there is no need to seal the wall.
    • A concerted effort must be made to rectify the situation.
  • 2 (Electricity)
    Example sentences
    • Similar to an electrical diode that rectifies an alternating voltage, it might rectify an alternating force to generate a net movement in one direction.
    • We are also investigating tunnel diodes, which rectify the IR-frequency current waves in the antenna arms.
    • It works by moving a magnet through a coil of wire and produces a alternating current which must then be rectified by the use of diodes.
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