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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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TERRY MILLS has not had the best of luck with his Wolverhampton raiders of late, but Jawhari redressed the balance with a smooth victory under Jimmy Quinn in the first division of the five-furlong handicap.
Making her US Open debut, Keothavong, the world number 87, has redressed the balance a little in New York this week, completing her second victory in three days yesterday beating 25th seed Francesca Schiavone of Italy, 6-2 3-6 6-4.
Milford then redressed the balance with his second try and then Wyatt crossed for Warlow to convert.