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redressing, present participle; redressed, past tense; redresses, 3rd person singular present; redressed, past participle;
  1. Remedy or set right (an undesirable or unfair situation)
    • - the power to redress the grievances of our citizens
  2. Set upright again
    • - some ambitious architect being called to redress a leaning wall
  1. Remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance
    • - those seeking redress for an infringement of public law rights

  1. damages: a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
  2. right: make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
  3. act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
  4. In film, a redress is the redecoration of an existing movie set, so that it can double for another set. This saves the trouble and expenses of constructing a second, new set, though they face the difficulty of doing it so the average viewer does not notice the same set is reused. ...
  5. Redress, or The Redress Trust is a human rights organisation based in London, England that helps survivors of torture to obtain justice and reparation, in the form of compensation, rehabilitation, official acknowledgement of the wrong and formal apologies. ...
  6. 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; To put in order again; to set ...
  7. To set right; to remedy; to compensate; to remove the causes of a grievance.
  8. to remedy, rectify, or to amend for a wrong done. Redress was used to describe the process for remedy for the internment and incarceration of Nikkei during World War II.
  9. (1) Relief; remedy. (2) What a lawyer should do if she ever has to ask "is this outfit too slutty for the office?"
  10. Any lawful action which restores to the member any rights, privileges, property, or status to which the member would have been entitled had the wrong not occurred.
  11. Relief from distress; remedy