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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

I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes, had not Cervantes, in that all too true tale of Quixote, shown how all such efforts fail.
Lord Byron

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

I called the New World into existence, to redress the balance of the Old.
George Canning

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
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Redress Translations

redress in French is supprimer
redress in Italian is eliminare

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