damages, amends, indemnity, indemnification, restitution, redress(noun)
a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
redress, remedy, remediation(verb)
act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
right, compensate, redress, correct(verb)
make reparations or amends for
"right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust"
to dress again
to put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise
to set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from
to make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon
the act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment
a setting right, as of wrong, injury, or opression; as, the redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification
one who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser
Origin: [Pref. re- + dress.]
In film, a redress is the redecoration of an existing movie set, so that it can double for another set. This saves the trouble and expenses of constructing a second, new set, though they face the difficulty of doing it so the average viewer does not notice the same set is reused. Also there could be logistical problems, such as conflicting shooting schedules, continuity if the set isn't quite the same as it was or different. The latter problem arises because the set dresser may be unaware of changes created by the action.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-dres′, v.t. to set right: to relieve from: to make amends to: to compensate: to dress again.—n. relief: reparation.—n. Redress′er, one who gives redress.—adjs. Redress′ible, that may be redressed; Redress′ive, affording redress; Redress′less, without relief.—n. Redress′ment, the act of redressing.
The numerical value of redress in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of redress in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress.
When griping grief the heart doth wound, and doleful dumps the mind opresses, then music, with her silver sound, with speedy help doth lend redress.
When a plaintiff files suit seeking redress for an alleged injury, and the defendant agrees to fully redress that injury, there is no longer a case or controversy.
There is every reason for an overhaul and comprehensive review of rape laws to take place, given the reality in Bangladesh of rape survivors not being able to get redress in these cases.
Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
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