Translation of rectify in Spanish:

rectify

rectificar, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈrɛktəˌfaɪ//ˈrɛktɪfʌɪ/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (correct)
    (mistake/fault) rectificar
    • Are you interested in rectifying the situation?
    • However, if the damp problem has been rectified by correct installation of the stainless-steel flue, there is no need to seal the wall.
    • In no time they assisted me in rectifying the situation.
    • And, in many cases, they're working to try to rectify that situation.
    • What chance have we got then of rectifying a situation?
    • Rather, he left a clear indication of the problem in the confident expectation that some later scholar would rectify matters.
    • ‘I felt like an outsider in my own organisation,’ he says, but has since rectified matters.
    • The government resolved to rectify the situation.
    • One guy, Tom, saw a way to rectify this situation.
    • The matter was quickly rectified by fitting steel control rods, cutting away some parts of the wing skin and providing adequate gap sealing for the flaps.
    • Do you believe that constitutional reform is needed to rectify the situation?
    • This is particularly important if you have not received a repeat prescription, so that we can rectify the matter.
    • A spokeswoman for the city council said they were taking steps to rectifying the situation.
    • I am told that the folks there are well aware of the problems and they're already working to rectify matters when the films are repeated in a few months.
    • After I post this article, I intend to rectify that situation.
    • I trust that the editor will rectify this matter.
    • A concerted effort must be made to rectify the situation.
    • The GP was given a reprimand after her solicitor said she ‘accepted there was a lack of sympathetic handling’, but had made efforts to rectify her mistakes.
    • That would rectify the situation pretty quickly.
    • Mr Diamond has been in contact with numerous council representatives in an effort to rectify the situation, to no avail.
  • 2

    Electricity
    rectificar
    • We are also investigating tunnel diodes, which rectify the IR-frequency current waves in the antenna arms.
    • The signals were amplified, rectified, and integrated on a moving-time-average basis, with a time constant of 100 milliseconds.
    • 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.
    • Physicists have built a novel device that relies on electron spin to rectify current.
    • Similar to an electrical diode that rectifies an alternating voltage, it might rectify an alternating force to generate a net movement in one direction.