To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.
Relief, restitution, or damages.; a way of seeking remedy once the statute of limitations has expired. See also relief, remedy, recovery, and restitution.
One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
- to make a fair adjustment; see that justice is done
Other Word Forms of Redress
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Redress
- redress the balance
Origin of Redress
Middle English redressen from Old French redrecier re- re- drecier to arrange dress
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Anglo-Norman redrecier and Middle French redresser, from re- + drecier (“dress").
re- +"Ž dress.
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