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Definition of Redress

Redress

  1. To dress again.
  2. To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.
  3. To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
  4. To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.
  5. The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment.
  6. A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or opression; as, the redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification.
  7. One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.

Redress Quotations

Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
Benjamin Disraeli

Honesty has come to mean the privilege of insulting you to your face without expecting redress.
Judith Martin

Biographies are no longer written to explain or explore the greatness of the great. They redress balances, explore secret weaknesses, demolish legends.
A. S. Byatt

Colonialism deprives you of your self-esteem and to get it back you have to fight to redress the balance.
Imran Khan

People in this country need to understand when you go to any airport in the United States, you are not protected by the Constitution or the Bill of Rights. They can do anything they want to you, and there is no where you can go to seek redress.
Jesse Ventura
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Redress Translations

redress in French is supprimer
redress in Italian is eliminare
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