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Another word for redress

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Verb
  1. To make right what is wrong

      1. Conforming with or conformable to justice, law, or morality:
      2. In accordance with fact, reason, or truth; correct:
      3. Fitting, proper, or appropriate:
      1. Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.
      2. Something that corrects an evil, fault, or error.
      3. The means of obtaining redress of a wrong or enforcement of a right.
      1. To improve by alteration, correction of error, or removal of defects; put into a better form or condition:
      2. To abolish abuse or malpractice in:
      3. To put an end to (an abuse or wrong).
      1. To set right; correct:
      2. To correct by calculation or adjustment:
      3. To refine or purify, especially by distillation.
      1. To make repairs or restoration to; fix.
      2. To reform or correct:
      3. To improve in health or condition:
      1. To improve by critical editing:
      1. To make or put right:
      2. To remove the errors or mistakes from:
      3. To indicate or mark the errors in:
      1. To change for the better; improve:
      2. To alter the wording of (a legal document, for example) so as to make more suitable or acceptable.
      3. To enrich (soil), especially by mixing in organic matter or sand.
    See also:

    correct

  2. To exact revenge for or from

      1. To bring about (damage or destruction, for example):
      2. To inflict (vengeance or punishment) upon a person.
      3. To give vent to or act upon (one's feelings):
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. To clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting arguments or proof:
      2. To defend, maintain, or insist on the recognition of (one's rights, for example).
      3. To demonstrate or prove the value or validity of; justify:
      1. To make return for (something done or felt) in a similar or appropriate fashion:
      2. To avenge (an insult or wrongdoing).
      3. To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion:
      1. To pay back:
      2. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
      3. To make a return or compensation for:
      1. (informal) To bribe, especially to deter oversight.
      2. (intransitive) To become worthwhile; to produce a net benefit.
      3. To pay back; to repay.
      1. to pay an amount of money owed to another, to repay
      2. (figuratively) to exact revenge
      1. To inflict a punishment or penalty in return for; revenge:
      2. To take vengeance on behalf of:
  3. To give compensation to

      1. To make return for (something done or felt) in a similar or appropriate fashion:
      2. To avenge (an insult or wrongdoing).
      3. To respond to (another) or do something to or for (another) in return for that person's action or emotion:
      1. To pay back:
      2. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
      3. To make a return or compensation for:
      1. To pay (a person) a suitable equivalent in return for goods provided, services rendered, or losses incurred; recompense.
      2. To compensate for; make payment for:
      1. To repay (money spent); refund.
      2. To pay back or compensate (another party) for money spent or losses incurred.
      1. To award compensation to:
      2. To award compensation for; make a return for:
      3. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
      1. To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
      2. To give (money) in exchange for goods or services:
      3. To discharge or settle (a debt or obligation):
      1. To protect against damage, loss, or injury; insure.
      2. To make compensation to for damage, loss, or injury suffered.
      1. To offset; counterbalance.
      2. To make satisfactory payment or reparation to; recompense or reimburse:
      3. To stabilize the purchasing power of (a monetary unit) by changing the gold content in order to counterbalance price variations.
    See also:

    pay

Noun
  1. Something to make up for loss or damage

    See also:

    substitute

Another word for redress

Noun
  1. Correction

      1. To restore to sound condition after damage or injury; fix:
      2. To set right; remedy:
      3. To restore or renew:
      1. A restoration of reputation and character, the term has many context-sensitive meanings. In penology, it is the process of improving the inmate’s character so he will become a productive member of society. At a trial, it is the restoration of a witness’s credibility after it has been impeached under cross examination. In the context of bankruptcy, it is restoring a corporation’s solvency by satisfying the creditors’ claims with future earnings, so that the corporation may continue to do business. See also mitigating circumstance. A restoration of reputation and character, the term has many context-sensitive meanings. In penology, it is the process of improving the inmate’s character so he will become a productive member of society. At a trial, it is the restoration of a witness’s credibility after it has been impeached under cross examination. In the context of bankruptcy, it is restoring a corporation’s solvency by satisfying the creditors’ claims with future earnings, so that the corporation may continue to do business. See also mitigating circumstance.
      1. The easing of a pain, distress, or anxiety:
      2. Something that alleviates pain, distress, or anxiety:
      3. Aid in time of danger:
      1. The action or process of rectifying.
      2. (geometry) The determination of a straight line whose length is equal to a portion of a curve.
      3. (astronomy) The adjustment of a globe preparatory to the solution of a proposed problem.
      1. (uncountable) The condition of being reestablished; restoration
      2. (countable) A second or subsequent establishment
      1. Present participle of rework.
      2. (gerund of rework) An act in which something is reworked
      1. Present participle of remodel.
      2. An instance of a modification or a redecorating.
      1. The act of renewing or the state of having been renewed.
      2. Something, such as a subscription, that is renewed.
      1. The act of reforming or the state of being reformed.
      2. A 16th-century movement in Western Europe that aimed at reforming some doctrines and practices of the Roman Catholic Church and resulted in the establishment of the Protestant churches.
      1. To cause to be different:
      2. To give a completely different form or appearance to; transform:
      3. To give and receive reciprocally; interchange:
      1. Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.
      2. Something that corrects an evil, fault, or error.
      3. The means of obtaining redress of a wrong or enforcement of a right.
      1. The act of changing for the better; improvement:
      2. A correction or alteration, as in a manuscript.
      3. The process of formally altering or adding to a document or record.
      1. The act or process of revising.
      2. A revised or new version, as of a book or other written material.
  2. Amends

      1. An act of restoring:
      2. An instance of restoring or of being restored:
      3. The state of being restored.
      1. The act of restoring to the rightful owner something that has been taken away, lost, or surrendered.
      2. The act of making good or compensating for loss, damage, or injury; indemnification.
      3. A return to or restoration of a previous state or position.
      1. The act of indemnifying.
      2. The condition of being indemnified.
      3. Something that indemnifies; a compensation for loss.
      1. The act of remitting.
      2. A condition or period in which something is remitted.
      3. A lessening of intensity or degree; abatement.
      1. The amicable resolution of a dispute.
      2. A method of alternative dispute resolution whereby a third party, who is usually but not necessarily neutral, meets with the parties and assists them to find a way to settle their dispute. See also arbitration, mediation, and summary proceeding.
      3. In family law, an attempt by a third party to assist a couple to settle their differences and stay together. See also mediation.
      1. The act or process of correcting.
      2. Something offered or substituted for a mistake or fault:
      3. Punishment intended to rehabilitate or improve.
      1. The act of adjusting or the state of being adjusted.
      2. A means of adjusting.
      3. Settlement of a debt or claim.
      1. The act of propitiating.
      2. Something that propitiates, especially a conciliatory offering to a god.
      1. Amends or reparation made for an injury or wrong; expiation.
      2. An individual's reconciliation with God by means of repentance and confession of one's transgressions.
      3. The reconciliation of God and humans brought about by the redemptive life and death of Jesus.
      1. The act of allowing.
      2. An amount that is allowed or granted:
      3. Something, such as money, given at regular intervals or for a specific purpose:
      1. To award compensation to:
      2. To award compensation for; make a return for:
      3. Amends made, as for damage or loss.
      1. The act or process of making amends for a wrong.
      2. Something done or money paid to make amends or compensate for a wrong.
      3. Compensation or remuneration, as for damage or economic loss, required from a nation defeated in war.
      1. To go or come back, as to an earlier condition or place:
      2. To revert in speech, thought, or practice:
      3. To revert to a former owner.
      1. The act of requiting.
      2. Return, as for an injury or friendly act.
      1. Punishment administered in return for a wrong committed.
      2. Punishment or reward distributed in a future life based on performance in this one.
      1. Security against damage, loss, or injury.
      2. An exemption from liability for damages resulting from specified conduct, as in a contract indemnifying a party for the performance of certain actions.
      3. Compensation for damage, loss, or injury suffered.
      1. The act of paying or the state of being paid.
      2. An amount paid:
      3. One's due, reward, or punishment; requital.
      1. The fulfillment or gratification of a desire, need, or appetite:
      2. Pleasure or contentment derived from such gratification:
      3. An instance of being satisfied or a source of gratification:
      1. The act of compensating or the state of being compensated.
      2. Something, such as money, given or received as payment or reparation, as for a service or loss.
      3. The increase in size or activity of one part of an organism or organ that makes up for the loss or dysfunction of another.
Verb
  1. See also:

    correct