redress - Dictionary definition and meaning for word redress
Redress is: "relief from distress"
REDRESS=RE+dress. So 're' is a prefix which means afresh. Since all the clothes have been burnt in the fire accident, you redress, i.e. get dresses afresh for which you were paid a SUM OF MONEY AS COMPENSATION FOR YOUR LOSS.
redress = re address the situation and make remedies for what was done wrong
We make some dressing to hide the mistake or to rectify the mistake
to remember meaning of REDRESS we can take hint from REDCROSS, agency that provide REMEDY to victims of war & natural calamity.
customer grievance REDRESSAL mechanisms- are common in many commrecial services
Soldier REDRESSED its recuperated wound with the help of corrupt doctor, in order to get huge Compensation for war injury
to put the dress of rightness to the wrong thing!