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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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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.
For a start we had to re-dress so many times that after a while tying my shoelaces was too much of an effort.
It is time to re-dress the body and allow it to be read with its full accoutrements of clothing, jewellery and cosmetics.
I had opposed it, hoping we could re-dress an existing set.
One officer will strip-search you, and you have nothing on, and then you re-dress in only a gown and panties and she will run her hands over you, drawing me into backflashes and nightmares of rapes I've endured from my husband.
I had to bin everything she was wearing and re-dress her in a pair of pyjamas I'd p acked in her changing bag.
People decorating for the holidays want to re-dress their bed and bathroom in anticipation of the holidays and for family coming in.
This is a wonderful opportunity to demonstrate to the world that given the chance, First Nations people, 'the original stewards of this land,' can be full partners in helping re-dress the imbalance to the environment that has been wrought by excessive industrialization, and thus help ensure that future generations are not blighted by it.
Fleet were back on level terms when Simba Mwamba capitalised on a defensive mix-up but he was unable to re-dress the balance a second time although Jack French did hit the woodwork late on.
But after contrasting starts to the new First Utility Super League campaign, the former Grand Final kings are poised to re-dress the balance of West Yorkshire power.
The Re-dress exhibition also features a specially commissioned fashion film by Tim Brinkhirst.