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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·dress /rɪˈdrɛs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·dress v. t.  To dress again.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·dress v. t.
 1. To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise. [R.]
    The common profit could she redress.   --Chaucer.
 In yonder spring of roses intermixed
 With myrtle, find what to redress till noon.   --Milton.
    Your wish that I should redress a certain paper which you had prepared.   --A. Hamilton.
 2. To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
 Those wrongs, those bitter injuries, . . .
 I doubt not but with honor to redress.   --Shak.
 3. To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon. “'T is thine, O king! the afflicted to redress.”
    Will Gaul or Muscovite redress ye?   --Byron.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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 redress
 Of those whom fate pursues and wants oppress.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury [syn:
            damages, amends, indemnity, indemnification, restitution]
      2: act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil [syn: remedy,
      v : make reparations or amends for; "right a wrongs done to the
          victims of the Holocaust" [syn: right, compensate, correct]
          [ant: wrong]