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1. redress

noun. ['riːˈdrɛs, ˈriːdrɛs'] a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury.

Synonyms

  • atonement
  • compensation
  • damages
  • expiation
  • exemplary damages
  • general damages
  • smart money
  • relief
  • punitive damages
  • restitution
  • nominal damages
  • actual damages
  • compensatory damages
  • satisfaction
  • indemnification
  • amends

Antonyms

  • dissatisfaction
  • discontentment
  • nonpayment
  • wrongness

Etymology

  • dress (English)
  • re- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Redress

  • andress
  • caresse
  • compress
  • duress
  • empress
  • latendresse
  • regress

Example sentences of the word redress


1. Noun, singular or mass
You have left me with no alternative than to seek legal redress through the small claims court.

2. Verb, base form
This will redress the aesthetics of the club.

2. redress

verb. ['riːˈdrɛs, ˈriːdrɛs'] make reparations or amends for.

Synonyms

  • compensate
  • aby
  • atone
  • alter
  • abye
  • modify
  • change
  • over-correct
  • correct
  • expiate
  • overcompensate

Antonyms

  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect
  • incorrectness

Etymology

  • dress (English)
  • re- (English)

3. redress

noun. ['riːˈdrɛs, ˈriːdrɛs'] act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil.

Synonyms

  • salve
  • correction
  • remediation
  • rectification

Antonyms

  • increase
  • low relief
  • high relief
  • embarrassment

Etymology

  • dress (English)
  • re- (English)
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