Picture for redressThe word ‘Redress’ is a verb and it means to make amends for something or to correct or resolve something.
It was used 1379 and has been derived from the Anglo French word redresser.

Pronunciation: ree-dres

Meanings of Redress

1. To set right; remedy or rectify.
2. To make amends for.
3. To adjust

Master’s Tip to Learn Redress

The word ‘Redress’ can be thought of as short form of ‘relief from distress’. After making amends for a wrong or correcting something a person gets relief from distress and hence this can be related to the word ‘Redress’.

Sentence examples for Redress:

1. They’ve been treated unfairly, and it’s time to redress the balance.
2. The belief that redressing a murder with another murder, even if carried out by the state, is not morally justified.