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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

You can't just lecture the poor that they shouldn't riot or go to extremes. You have to make the means of legal redress available.
Harold H. Greene

Those in powerless positions aren't about to complain about bullying bosses, abusive supervisors or corrupt co-workers. There is no safe way to do so and no process that promises redress.
Margaret Heffernan

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

We are tired out in making complaints and getting no redress.
Joseph Brant
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Redress Translations

redress in French is supprimer
redress in Italian is eliminare
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