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redress

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of redress

  1. payment to another for a loss or injury <the new skis were certainly an adequate redress for the lost snowboard> Synonyms damages, indemnification, indemnity, quittance, recompense, recoupment, compensation, remuneration, reparation, reprisal(s), requital, restitution, satisfactionRelated Words punitive damage, solatium; amends, atonement, expiation; refund, reimbursement, repayment; adjustment, settlement; punishment, retaliation


redress

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of redress

  1. to punish in kind the wrongdoer responsible for <the belief that redressing a murder with another murder, even if carried out by the state, is not morally justified> Synonyms avenge, requite, retaliate, revenge, venge [archaic]Related Words castigate, fix, get, penalize, punish, scourge; chasten, chastise, correct, discipline; right; compensate, pay (back), recompense, repayNear Antonyms absolve, condone, excuse, forgive, pardon, remit


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