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synonyms for rectifying

  • amend
  • fix
  • improve
  • redress
  • remedy
  • straighten out
  • adjust
  • debug
  • doctor
  • emend
  • launder
  • mend
  • reform
  • repair
  • revise
  • right
  • scrub
  • square
  • clean up
  • clean up act
  • dial back
  • fix up
  • go over
  • make good
  • make up for
  • pay one's dues
  • pick up
  • put right
  • recalibrate
  • shape up
  • straighten up
  • turn things around
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antonyms for rectifying

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  • corrupt
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • worsen
  • break
  • destroy
  • ruin
  • upset
  • damage
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How to use rectifying in a sentence

She complains of being tired out with the labor of rectifying the disorders of John's bachelor establishment.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Yet we are content to hunt for the motives of this inconsistency of belief and action, instead of rectifying it!
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Man, who has a natural desire to knowledge, began by rectifying, and demonstrating the errors of the senses.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
She pointed out to me several small defects which required adjusting and rectifying.
A HEROINE OF FRANCEEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
Why is it that our present apparatus cannot produce good results in rectifying alcohol?
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT NO. 299VARIOUS
She moved briskly from one part of the store to the other, making change, rectifying mistakes, and attending to the mail.
THE WHITE SHIELDMYRTLE REED
An abuse remains an abuse in his eyes, though he may not for the moment see his way to rectifying it.
AMERICA TO-DAY, OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONSWILLIAM ARCHER
The method of rectifying the gold standard consists in suitably varying the weight of the gold dollar.
HARPER'S PICTORIAL LIBRARY OF THE WORLD WAR, VOLUME XIIVARIOUS
Instrumentalities of extending and rectifying research are, therefore, of themselves organs of thinking.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
But, he added, he had found a means of rectifying what was wrong.
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WORDS RELATED TO RECTIFYING

  • bettering
  • emendatory
  • improving
  • rectifying
  • reformative
  • reformatory
  • reparative
  • restorative
  • adjustment
  • alteration
  • ameliorating
  • bettering
  • correcting
  • curing
  • enhancing
  • fixing
  • helping
  • patching up
  • rebuilding
  • rectifying
  • refreshing
  • relieving
  • remedying
  • remodeling
  • renewing
  • renovation
  • repair
  • restoration
  • reviving
  • tinkering
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