redress

Part of speech: verb

To dress again.

Part of speech: verb

To right, as a wrong; make reparation to ( a person).

Part of speech: noun

Satisfaction for wrong done; reparation.

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Usage examples "redress":

  1. In receiving the advantages of a foreign country, one ought to be doubly careful not to give offence, and it is therefore doubly incumbent upon us to redress it when given. - "Pelham, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009.
  2. In keeping this back as long as possible Mr. Gulick, I am convinced, did the cause of Korean Christianity a grave injury, and helped to prevent earlier redress being obtained. - "Korea's Fight for Freedom", F.A. McKenzie.
  3. Thank Heaven, we have provided a more peaceable and rational mode of redress. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.