transitive verb

To set right (an undesirable situation, for example); remedy or rectify. synonym: correct.

transitive verb

To make amends to.


Satisfaction for wrong or injury; reparation.


The act of redressing; rectification or reformation.

To dress again, in any sense: as, to redress furniture or leather; to redress a wound.

To set up or upright; make erect; reërect.

To set right again; restore; amend; mend.

To put right, as a wrong; remedy; repair, relieve against, as an injury: as, to redress injuries; to redress grievances. See redress, n., 2.

To relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; bestow relief upon; compensate; make amends to.

To rise again; reërect one’s self.