Definition of redress :
1. A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or opression; as, the redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification.
2. One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
3. The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment.
4. To dress again.
5. To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.
6. To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.
7. To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
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atonement (part of speech: noun)
recompense (part of speech: verb)
atone (part of speech: verb)
restitution (part of speech: noun)
revenge (part of speech: verb)
retaliate (part of speech: verb)
- " Alas, then," exclaimed Ten- teh, " is there, under the most enlightened form of government in the world, no prescribed method of obtaining redress?" - "Kai Lung's Golden Hours", Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc.
- Sprucehill shall have redress for the insult put upon her favorite daughter. - "Phemie Frost's Experiences", Ann S. Stephens.
- And is there ever any redress for the mother- bird, Padre? - "Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man", Marie Conway Oemler.