Redress vs. Remedy

Redress vs. Remedy — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Redress and Remedy

Redressverb

To set right (an undesirable situation, for example); remedy or rectify.

Remedynoun

Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.

Redressverb

To make amends to

felt he should be redressed for the loss.

Remedynoun

Something that corrects an evil, fault, or error.

Redressnoun

Satisfaction for wrong or injury; reparation.

Remedynoun

(Law) The means of obtaining redress of a wrong or enforcement of a right.

Redressnoun

The act of redressing; rectification or reformation.

Remedynoun

The allowance by a mint for deviation from the standard weight or quality of coins.

Redressverb

To put in order again; to set right; to revise.

Remedyverb

To relieve or cure (a disease or disorder).

Redressverb

To set right (a wrong); to repair, (an injury); to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.

Remedyverb

To counteract or rectify (a problem, mistake, or undesirable situation).

Redressverb

To make amends or compensation to; to relieve of anything unjust or oppressive; to bestow relief upon.

Remedynoun

Something that corrects or counteracts.

Redressverb

To put upright again; to restore.

Remedynoun

(legal) The legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong.

Redressverb

To dress again.

Remedynoun

A medicine, application, or treatment that relieves or cures a disease.

Redressverb

(film) To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.

Remedynoun

The accepted tolerance or deviation in fineness or weight in the production of gold coins etc.

Redressnoun

The act of redressing; a making right; amendment; correction; reformation.

Remedyverb

(transitive) To provide or serve as a remedy for.

Redressnoun

A setting right, as of injury, oppression, or wrong, such as the redress of grievances; hence, indemnification; relief; remedy; reparation.

Remedynoun

act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil

Redressnoun

One who, or that which, gives relief; a redresser.

Remedynoun

a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

Redressnoun

(film) The redecoration of a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.

Remedyverb

set straight or right;

remedy these deficienciesrectify the inequities in salariesrepair an oversight

Redressnoun

a sum of money paid in compensation for loss or injury

Remedyverb

provide relief for;

remedy his illness

Redressnoun

act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil

Redressverb

make reparations or amends for;

right a wrongs done to the victims of the Holocaust