rectification

Definitions of rectification
  1. noun
    the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right
    synonyms: correction
    see moresee less
    types:
    show 7 types...
    hide 7 types...
    redress, remediation, remedy
    act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
    retribution
    the act of correcting for your wrongdoing
    compensation, recompense
    the act of compensating for service or loss or injury
    amendment
    the act of amending or correcting
    emendation
    a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing
    salve
    anything that remedies or heals or soothes
    indemnification
    an act of compensation for actual loss or damage or for trouble and annoyance
    type of:
    improvement
    the act of improving something
  2. noun
    the conversion of alternating current to direct current
    see moresee less
    type of:
    changeover, conversion, transition
    an event that results in a transformation
  3. noun
    (chemistry) the process of refinement or purification of a substance by distillation
    see moresee less
    type of:
    purification, refinement, refining
    the process of removing impurities (as from oil or metals or sugar etc.)
  4. noun
    determination of the length of a curve; finding a straight line equal in length to a given curve
    see moresee less
    type of:
    determination, finding
    the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
Word Family
EDITOR’S CHOICE

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by Vocabulary.com’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.

SAT/PSAT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

TOEFL

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

ACT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 700+
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Time: 1 hour / week