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redress (v.)

mid-14c., redressen, "to correct, reform" (a person; a sense now obsolete); late 14c., "restore, put right" (a wrong, error, offense); "repair; relieve; improve; amend," from Old French redrecier, redresier, "reform, restore, rebuild" (Modern French redresser), from re- "again" (see re-) + drecier "to straighten, arrange" (see dress (v.)). Formerly used in many more senses than currently. Related: Redressed; redressing.

redress (n.)

late 14c., redresse, "reparation, compensation for injustice, injury, loss, etc., adjustment," late 14c., from Anglo-French redresce, Old French redrece, redresse, fromredrecier, redresier (see redress (v.)).

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Definitions of redress from WordNet
1
redress (n.)
a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury;
Synonyms: damages / amends / indemnity / indemnification / restitution
redress (n.)
act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil;
Synonyms: remedy / remediation
2
redress (v.)
make reparations or amends for;
Synonyms: right / compensate / correct
From wordnet.princeton.edu