English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'redress'

(verb) 
Definition
to make amends for
Victims are turning to litigation to redress wrongs done to them.
Synonyms
make amends for
,
pay for
,
make up for
,
compensate for
,
put right
,
recompense for
,
make reparation for
,
make restitution for
(verb) 
Definition
to adjust in order to make fair or equal
to redress the economic imbalance
Synonyms
put right
,
reform
his plans to reform the country's economy
,
balance
Balance spicy dishes with mild ones.
,
square
The attitude is not easy to square with the facts.
,
correct
You may need surgery to correct the problem.
, ,
repair
They needed to repair the damage done by the interview.
, ,
adjust
To attract investors the country has adjusted its tax laws.
,
regulate
He breathed deeply, trying to regulate the pound of his heartbeat.
,
remedy
A great deal has been done to remedy the situation.
,
amend
The committee put forward proposals to amend the penal system.
,
mend
I felt that might mend the rift between them.
,
rectify
Only an act of Congress could rectify the situation.
,
even up
,
restore the balance
(noun) 
Definition
compensation or reparation
a legal battle to seek some redress from the government
Synonyms
, ,
compensation
The present she left him was no compensation for her absence.
,
reparation
a demand amongst victims for some sort of reparation
,
restitution
The victims are demanding full restitution.
,
atonement
True guilt is marked by a willingness to make atonement.
,
recompense
He demands no financial recompense for his troubles.
, ,
quittance
(noun) 
Definition
the setting right of a wrong
Synonyms
rectification
,
help
There is no help for him and no doctor on this earth could save him.
,
aid
They have already pledged millions of dollars in aid.
, ,
relief
The news will come as a great relief.
, , ,
assistance
He's been operating the shop with the assistance of volunteers.
,
satisfaction
Buyers have the right to go to court and demand satisfaction.
,
remedy
a remedy for economic ills
,
correction
They have made several corrections and additions to the document.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of adjust
To attract investors the country has adjusted its tax laws.
Synonyms
fix,
set,
remodel,
recast,
customize,
make conform
in the sense of aid
Definition
money, equipment, or services provided for people in need
They have already pledged millions of dollars in aid.
Synonyms
financial assistance,
gifts,
contributions,
donations,
hand-outs,
koha (New Zealand)
in the sense of amend
Definition
to make small changes to something such as a piece of writing or a contract, in order to improve it
The committee put forward proposals to amend the penal system.

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