HyperDic: redress

English > 3 senses of the word redress:
VERBsocialredress, right, compensate, correctmake reparations or amends for
NOUNpossessionredress, damages, amends, indemnity, indemnification, restitutiona sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury
actredress, remedy, remediationact of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
redress > pronunciation
Soundsrihdreh's; riy'drehs
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > redress: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury.
Synonymsdamages, amends, indemnity, indemnification, restitution
Narroweractual damages, compensatory damages, general damages(law) compensation for losses that can readily be proven to have occurred and for which the injured party has the right to be compensated
atonement, expiation, satisfactioncompensation for a wrong
nominal damages(law) a trivial sum (usually $1.00) awarded as recognition that a legal injury was sustained (as for technical violations of a contract)
punitive damages, exemplary damages, smart money(law) compensation in excess of actual damages (a form of punishment awarded in cases of malicious or willful misconduct)
relief(law) redress awarded by a court
BroadercompensationSomething (such as money) given or received as payment or reparation (as for a service or loss or injury)
Spanishcompensación, daños, enmiendas, indemnidad, indemnificaciones, indemnización, reparación, resarcimiento, restitución
Catalandanys i perjudicis, indemnització
Verbsredressmake reparations or amends for
English > redress: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAct of correcting an error or a fault or an evil.
Synonymsremedy, remediation
NarrowersalveAnything that remedies / remedies or heals or soothes
Broadercorrection, rectificationThe act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake
Catalanesmenar, rectificar, redreçar
Verbsredressmake reparations or amends for
English > redress: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmake reparations or amends for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsright, compensate, correct
Narrowerexpiate, aby, abye, atonemake amends for
over-correct, overcompensatemake excessive corrections for fear of making an error
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositewrongtreat unjustly
Spanishcompensar, corregir, desagraviar, enmendar
Catalancompensar, corregir, redreçar
Nounsredressact of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
redressa sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

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