Definition of Redress:

  1. Remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance.

  2. Law: To compensate someone monetarily for some damages that they experienced. The courts decided that I was entitled to some compensation for my injury, so they ordered redress from the defendant..

  3. To compensate or set a situation right. After an argument, the person at fault might offer an apology in order to redress the situation.

  4. Remedy or set right (an undesirable or unfair situation).

Synonyms of Redress

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How to use Redress in a sentence?

  1. After debating the point for what seemed like endless hours the boss had to redress his stance and go with our side.
  2. The power to redress the grievances of our citizens.
  3. Although she was still angry, Betsy had to admit she was impressed by Walters apologetic attempts to redress the situation and his desire to make things right.
  4. Those seeking redress for an infringement of public law rights.
  5. The man was looking for the right words to say to his son to redress the situation, he knew he was at fault but the words werent flowing so easily.

Meaning of Redress & Redress Definition