Definition of redress
From Anglo-Norman redrecier and Middle French redresser, from re- + drecier (“dress”).
- (UK) IPA: /ɹɪˈdɹɛs/
- (US) IPA: /ɹiˈdɹɛs/, /ɹəˈdɹɛs
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- Rhymes: -ɛs
redress (third-person singular simple present redresses, present participle redressing, simple past and past participle redressed)
- To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.
- To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
- To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.
redress (plural redresses)
- The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment.
- A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or oppression; as, the redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification.
- One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
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