Associations to the word «Redress»


REDRESS, verb. To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.
REDRESS, verb. To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
REDRESS, verb. To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.
REDRESS, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To put upright again; to restore.
REDRESS, noun. The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment.
REDRESS, noun. A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or oppression; as, the redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification.
REDRESS, noun. One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
REDRESS, verb. To dress again.
REDRESS, verb. To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
REDRESS, noun. The redecoration of a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.

Dictionary definition

REDRESS, noun. A sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury.
REDRESS, noun. Act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil.
REDRESS, verb. Make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust".

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia