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Compensation for injuries sustained; recovery or restitution for harm or injury; damages or equitable relief. Access to the courts to gain Reparation for a wrong.


verb adjust, aid, allay, alleviate, appease, atone, change, compensare, compensate, correct, cure, ease, expiate, fix, heal, help, improve, make amends, make good, make reparation, make up for, mend, pacify, palliate, propitiate, put right, readjust, rectify, relieve, remedy, repair, restituere, restore, right, satisfy, set right
Associated concepts: legal redress
See also: adjust, award, collection, compensate, contribution, cure, disbursement, equity, fix, habeas corpus, help, indemnification, justice, payment, recompense, recourse, recovery, rectify, reform, reimburse, reimbursement, remedy, remunerate, renew, repair, reparation, repent, requital, resolve, restitution, restore, return, satisfaction, trover

REDRESS. The act of receiving satisfaction for an injury sustained. For the mode of obtaining redress, vide Remedies 1 Chit. Pr. Annal. Table.

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If each one of them would send in just one article of clothing, we could re-dress Nashville.
The Re-dress project began last term when pupils and staff were invited to bring any unwanted items of clothing into school to be sold in aid of charity.
Just as the German people declared their will for unity, the world's citizens today are demanding that action be taken to tackle climate change and re-dress the deep injustices that surround it.
She was found hiding in a cubicle because she was unable to re-dress herself.
I could leave my desk at the paper at 11:35, change, have the treatment, re-dress and be back at my desk about 10 minutes past noon, without anyone even noticing I'd been gone.
Obviously, the world would be right to attempt re-dressing the historical injustices committed initially by Britain, against the people of Darfur, but again such a re-dress should take into consideration as always, the fact that the legacy of colonialism has created problems for peoples all over the world.
Sugarcane Girl': Sugarcane is too virtuous/to be seen, alive, in the nude://leafy skirts from a young age dress/and re-dress her Andalusian leg.
Rather, Malcolm undresses in order to follow the lead of his Egyptian guide to re-dress in the same costume.
On a mission to re-dress women of all ages and sizes the pair are also to release another book which tells you step by step What Not To Wear.
They argue that successive Governments have failed to take sufficient responsibility for what happened to this group of child migrants and have refused to put in place a full inquiry; one which may lead to re-dress some of the wrongs committed against these children.
He said: "I remember losing to Pollok six years ago - the feeling is still fresh in my mind and it's something I would love to re-dress.