Re*dress", n. 1. The act of redressing; a making right; reformation; correction; amendment. [R.]
Reformation of evil laws is commendable, but for us the more necessary is a speedy redress of ourselves.Hooker.
2. A setting right, as of wrong, injury, or opression; as, the
redress of grievances; hence, relief; remedy; reparation; indemnification.
A few may complain without reason; but there is occasion for redress when the cry is universal.Davenant.
3. One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.
Fair majesty, the refuge and redressDryden.
Of those whom fate pursues and wants oppress.
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