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English noun: redress

1. redress (possession) a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury


Synonymsamends, damages, indemnification, indemnity, restitution


Broader (hypernym)compensation


Narrower (hyponym)actual damages, atonement, compensatory damages, exemplary damages, expiation, general damages, nominal damages, punitive damages, relief, satisfaction, smart money

2. redress (act) act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil


Synonymsremediation, remedy


Broader (hypernym)correction, rectification


Narrower (hyponym)salve


English verb: redress

1. redress (social) make reparations or amends for


SamplesRight a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust.


Synonymscompensate, correct, right


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)aby, abye, atone, expiate, over-correct, overcompensate


Antonymswrong









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