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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

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

A good government may, indeed, redress the grievances of an injured people; but a strong people can alone build up a great nation.
Thomas Francis Meagher

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

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

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

redress in French is supprimer
redress in Italian is eliminare
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