Our vocabulary blog word this week is redress.

As
defined
by Merriam-Webster, 

redress,

an verb, means "to remedy or set right."

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pw119
03/18/2013 4:07pm

The burglar redressed when he gave back what he stole.

This makes sense because he set what is right by giving back what he stole.

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MB120
03/18/2013 4:16pm

The medicine that the doctor prescribed redressed influenza. "Redressed" makes sense in this sentence because the medicine was a remedy to cure influenza.

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CS118
03/18/2013 4:25pm

The man accused of the crime had no redress to the sentence given by the jury so he could not prove his innocence.

"Redress" makes sense in this sentence because the man had no words or remedy to prove his innocence.

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MTS119
03/18/2013 4:46pm

After the poor scores on the science test, the teacher decided to redress the chapter with the students.

This makes sense because redress means to remedy or set right.

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KS119
03/18/2013 6:05pm

The teacher needs to redress the smart board.

The word redress makes sense in this sentence because it is saying that the teacher needs to set right or align the smart board.

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mw120
03/18/2013 6:06pm

In the court that the crazy criminal was in the judge was rather redress.

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Mr. Fodor
03/20/2013 5:40pm

Use redress as a verb not an adjective

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NP119
03/18/2013 6:16pm

The manager of the restaurant redressed problems that led to customer complaints.

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EM119
03/18/2013 6:24pm

President Obama had to redress the situation because the people were worried.

This makes sense here because he had to set the people straight because they were confused.

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jb119
03/18/2013 6:53pm

Bob redressed the football player after he was injured.

This sentence makes sense because Bob helped try to heal or remedy the player's injuries.

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JG119
03/18/2013 6:55pm

He redressed the conflict between them of if Bigfoots are real by showing him a video of a Squatch.

This means he set right the conflict by showing he was right.

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RC118
03/18/2013 8:02pm

The medicine will redress my illness. This makes sense because the medicine is a remedy for the illness.

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IT118
03/18/2013 8:13pm

They redressed the situation and solved the problem.
This makes sense because they reevaluated and set the problem right.

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MR119
03/18/2013 8:42pm

We all needed to redress after the tough football game.

The word redress makes sense in this sentence because they needed to recover and come back to their normal selves.

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mg119
03/18/2013 8:49pm

The teacher redressed the issue of talking in the hallway with the students.

Redressed makes sense in this sentence because it is saying that the teacher remedied the talking issue.

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LS120
03/18/2013 8:49pm

I had to redress my paper because of the spelling error.
Redress makes sense because I had to set my paper right.

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LC118
03/18/2013 8:51pm

The girl neeeded to redress her relationship with God.


This make sence because redress an verb, means "to remedy or set right" as said by the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

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zh118
03/19/2013 6:51am

The two boys redressed their friendship after they fought. Redress makes sense because they are making everything right after fighting.

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MAK119
03/19/2013 3:02pm

The interior decorator redressed the house that was a complete mess. This makes sense because the person fixed the house up inside.

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LV119
03/19/2013 4:12pm

By helping the refugees we can redress their situation.

This makes sense here because we help set right their lives.

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NS120
03/19/2013 4:21pm

The doctor tried to redress the patient of his sickness.

This sentence is correct because redress means to remedy or to set right as the doctor is trying to cure or remedy the patient.

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AB120
03/19/2013 4:38pm

We were going to redress the problem that occured at school today. This makes sense because they were going to fix the problem that occered at school.

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MB119
03/19/2013 5:51pm

John redressed the bill.
This makes sense because John set the bill right.

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AB119
03/19/2013 8:45pm

The girl used a redress to treat the pain.
This makes sense because she uses a remedy to cure the pain.

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MW118
03/19/2013 9:07pm

His father told him to redress the wood pile.

This makes sense because he is fixing the wood.

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VW120
03/19/2013 9:18pm

I will redress my mom after we get in a fight.
We will set things right after we get in a fight.

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js119
03/19/2013 10:19pm

There was no possible redress to the problem.
EXPLANATION:
There was no remedy for the problem that was possible.

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Mr. Fodor
03/20/2013 5:44pm

Use as a verb not a noun

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cym120
03/19/2013 10:24pm

He redressed the blueprints to make the house more livable. This makes sense here because he set right the house plans.

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JH120
03/20/2013 3:10pm

Mrs. Decaprio knew the new bulletin board wasn't the way she wanted it to be, so she redressed it to the other side of the room.

The word redress makes sense in this sentence because it means to set right.

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ME120
03/20/2013 4:26pm

The speaker redressed the audience after the wrong anouncement was made.
This makes sense because there was confusion and the speaker set things straight.

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CF118
03/20/2013 5:10pm

I wondered how to redress with my mother after I disrespected her.

This makes sense because I tried to set right what I had done wrong.

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VJW120
03/20/2013 6:49pm

The student had to redress his rough draft before turning it in.

This makes sense because the student had to set right the mistakes in his essay.

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LT118
03/20/2013 7:58pm

The people weren't happy with the current taxes, so the mayor redressed the issues of the citizens.

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AI120
03/20/2013 7:58pm

The criminal decided to redress his crimes through prayer.
This makes sense because the criminal wants to make up for his crimes.

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LT118
03/20/2013 8:01pm

The people weren't happy with the current taxes, so the mayor redressed the issues of the citizens. Redressed makes sense in this sentence because the mayor set right the taxing law.

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ES120
03/20/2013 8:09pm

My sister asked how to redress with her friend after she had been mean to her. Redress makes sense in this sentence because she wanted to know how to make up for what she did.

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bs120
03/20/2013 8:10pm

The man redressed the boy after an argument.
This makes sense as the man put the boy on the right path.

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MC118
03/20/2013 8:31pm

After a poor test score, she redressed her study habits.

Redressed makes sense in this sentence because she is fixing her study habits.

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SD118
03/20/2013 9:00pm

After Sam said rude comments to his friend, he decided to redress the conflict and say sorry to his friend.

This sentence makes sence because Sam decided to set right the conflict by saying sorryto his friend.

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AW118
03/20/2013 10:13pm

John redressed his sinful past by asking God for forgiveness.

This sentence makes sense because John is trying to set right bis past sins by asking the Lord for forgiveness.

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BTM118
03/21/2013 7:38am

When the criminal was on television, he redressed and said he was sorry for what he did.

This makes sense because I am saying that the burglar changed and set things straight.

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NL120
03/21/2013 7:41am

The pilot redressed the time the plane will land.

This makes sense because the pilot told them the wrong time at first then he corrected it or set it right and told the people on the plane.

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HG118
03/21/2013 7:41am

The mom redressed the situation with her fighting kids.
This makes sense because she was setting her children's fight right.

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ID120
03/21/2013 3:11pm

When Tom messed up he redress the situation by taking the blame for Becky when she was blamed for something.

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jm120
03/21/2013 4:07pm

The painter redressed the mistake he make by repainting the wall.

The word redress makes sense in this sentence because the painter set right his mistake.

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MD119
03/21/2013 4:22pm

Bob had to redress to the teacher after he got a detention for being disrespectful. This makes sense because Bob has to set things right with his teacher.

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BW120
03/21/2013 4:22pm

Can I have that back please? I want to redress the mistake that I made.




This sentence makes sense because they want to fix the mistake they made

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AS119
03/21/2013 5:02pm

The teacher had to redress the student when she got the grade wrong.

This sentence makes sense because the teacher set the students grade right.

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AZ120
03/21/2013 5:09pm

The judge redress the court case.
this make sense because the judge set the case right.

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AW118
03/21/2013 6:21pm

John redressed his sinful past by asking God for forgiveness.

This sentence makes sense because John is trying to set right bis past sins by asking the Lord for forgiveness.

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EG120
03/21/2013 7:29pm

Even though Catherine apologized, by going to Reconciliation she completely redressed her mistakes.
This makes sense because she make her mistakes set right by confessing at Reconciliation.

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EZ120
03/21/2013 8:00pm

The student redressed the papers that fell out of her hand.

This makes sense in this sentence because the student dropped all her papers out of her hand and she had to pick them back up and align them and make sure they were the right way.

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NF120
03/21/2013 8:55pm

My tennis coach helped me redress my serve before my tournament. This makes sense because my coach helped me set my serve right.

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EH119
03/21/2013 9:46pm

The teacher redressed her students after she told them the wrong math lesson to do for homework.

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KB119
03/21/2013 10:17pm

The girl redressed when she yelled at her father.
This makes sense because she tried to set things straight.

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MH118
03/21/2013 10:33pm

Ashley redressed the situation by apologizing to Jim.
This means that Ashley made the situation right or okay by apologizing to Jim.

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SR118
03/21/2013 10:36pm

We go to Reconciliation to redress our wrongs with God.

This makes sense, because when we celebrate the sacrament of Reconciliation, we confess our sins and receive penance to make up for our bad decisions.

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EK118
03/21/2013 10:37pm

The little boy redressed with Anna by saying he was sorry for teasing her.

This makes sense because he set right the problems that they had between them.

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EW119
03/21/2013 11:52pm

I had to redress the knot because I didn't tie it right.
Redress makes sence in this sentence because it tells how I had to make the knot right .

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AC119
03/22/2013 12:27am

She redressed lying to a friend by telling her him the truth. This make sense because she made it right by telling the truth.

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BB120
03/22/2013 5:09pm

Carmel Anthony redressed talking about Kevin Garnet's family by having an appology over the phone to Kevin. This makes sense in this sentence because Carmelo made things right with Kevin after talking bad about Kevin's family.

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DG118
03/24/2013 9:08pm

I redressed the name of the website because I didn't type the right one in before.
This makes sense because i typed in the wrong name for the website so it showed up as the wrong website. Then I redressed the website name to get the right result.

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MM118
03/26/2013 8:08am

My sister redressed when she gave me my toy back.
This makes sense because she made things right.

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