Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Rectify"

The meaning of "Rectify" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does rectify mean?
A: To set something right, correct it, etc.
Q: What does rectify mean?
A: To set right / To correct
Q: What does rectify mean?
A: To fix something, or to make it better
Q: What does to rectify mean?
A: correct

Example sentences using "Rectify"

Q: Please show me example sentences with rectify.
A: Thank you so much!
Q: Please show me example sentences with rectify.
A: I have to rectify this.

The only way I'll feel good about myself is if I rectify my mistakes.

This is because of you, not me. If you don't rectify it, I'm breaking up with you.

She's willing to rectify things in order to save her relationship.

My philosophy is that you should always rectify problems you've made.
Q: Please show me example sentences with rectify.
A: "mistakes made now cannot be rectified later"
Q: Please show me example sentences with to rectify.
A: Are you going to rectify your mistake?

Synonyms of "Rectify" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between rectify and correct and remdy and redress and amend and revise and modify ?
A: Correct (verb) is to make something that was not valid become ‘right’ or to remove the error.
Correct as an adjective means ‘free from error’ or ‘right’.

Rectify is to correct or amend something. It fixes something so it conforms with standards/rules etc. Is usually interchangeable with ‘correct’ when used as verb.

Remedy (verb) is something that corrects or counteracts. It fixes something by providing a solution.
Remedy (noun) means a medicine or treatment for a disease/injury.

Redress is to set right or compensate for a wrong or unfair situation.

Amend is to make something better.
eg. Making small changes to a text in order to make it more accurate.

Revise is to look over something again (eg. An essay) to reflect on and possibly improve.

Modify is to make changes to something. Unlike amend or revise it is general meaning that the change is not necessarily for the better.

Most of these words can be used interchangeably and are synonymous with each other. It depends on the situation which one is best to use.
Q: What is the difference between rectify and revise ?
A: Rectify is a very formal word that means to correct an error. Revise is more common, it means to make changes, for example, in an essay. Not necessarily correct mistakes but trying to improve it.
Q: What is the difference between rectify and repair ?
A: Rectify means "to make right" so if sometimes went wrong - for example, you accidentally offended someone- you want to rectify the situation - make it right.
Repair is when something is broken. So if your watch is broken, you have to repair it.
You can say to "repair" the situation, but is not always commonly used in that way.

Translations of "Rectify"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? How to rectify this sentence
Ex: "I No sooner left the house when it began to rain"
A: NO SOONER is used when B happened immediately following A.
A = left the house
B = began to rain
Another way to write the sentence: I had left the house and it began to rain immediately after.

Other questions about "Rectify"

Q: How do you rectify the following sentence?
I wonder if there is any other way up and down than elevators in this world's highest hotel which can be available in the event of of a wild fire.
A: 'I wonder if there is any other way to go up and down than elevators in the world's highest hotel that would be available in the event of a fire.'

If this is supposed to be casual I would change it to:
'I wonder if there's a way to go up or down (other than an elevator) in the world's highest hotel that would also be safe to use in a fire.'

By 'this' do you mean the hotel you are in right now? Is it the highest hotel in the world? If so, I would change it to:
'I wonder if there is any other way up or down than elevators in this hotel, which is the highest in the world, that can be available in the event of a fire.'

Only say 'which is the highest in the world' if you want to emphasise it is the highest.

'wild fire' = normally used for forest fires, etc.
Regular fire (like in a building) = 'fire'
Q: Please show me how to pronounce rectify.
A: "rectify"
"He tried to rectify the situation."
Q: Please show me how to pronounce rectify.
A: rectify.
Q: Please rectify my English as much as possible. does this sound natural?
A: Just because a native speaker says it, doesn't mean it's always common. I personally don't like using academic words because I like to keep things nice and simple (but I will admit that sometimes it is easier to express myself with them), and I only really speak in that way whenever I'm doing an essay or something.


Anyways, were you trying to say something like,

"Please correct my English"
私の英語を直してください。
Q: It's advisable to rectify the mistakes in daily practice if you want to score high in exams. does this sound natural?
A: "It is advisable to rectify the mistakes made in daily practice/daily use if you want high scores in exams"

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