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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sa6
03/18/2013 3:34pm

The police officer made a redress action to arrest the criminal. The word redress in this sentence means that the police officer made the right choice of locking up the criminal.

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AV7
03/18/2013 4:23pm

We need to redress the inequalities.

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kcm7
03/18/2013 4:58pm

The judge decided to redress the wrongful conviction of the criminal. Redress makes sense in this sentence because the judge decided to set right the wrongful accusation of the criminal.

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EH7
03/18/2013 5:20pm

I had sent something to the wrong address so I had to redress the situation with the mailman. Redress makes sense in this context beacuse the person had to set right where she was supposed to send the package to.

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as7
03/18/2013 5:37pm

The teacher must redress the rules for study hall. That makes sense in the sentence because the teacher has to set right all the rules that should be followed in study hall.

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MF8
03/18/2013 5:41pm

After a arguement with my friend today, I plan to redress our frienndship. This makes sense because the friendship was broken and is going to be set right.

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kg8
03/18/2013 5:58pm

I wish I could go back in time and redress my fight with her. This sentence makes sense because they would like to make right what happened.

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JM8
03/18/2013 6:14pm

We must redress the manners of our children. Redress makes sense here because the manners of the children must be set right or proper.

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KK6
03/18/2013 6:15pm

My mom told me to redress the kitchen table before my brother got home. Redress makes sense in this sentence because I was told by my mom to fix or set up the table before my brother got home.

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jh7
03/18/2013 6:27pm

The police redressed the burgarly problem.

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ALH7
03/18/2013 6:31pm

The mixture of herbs redressed the soldier. This sentence makes sense because the mixture of herbs remedied the wounded soldier.

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km7
03/18/2013 6:39pm

In order to redress the damage done in the car crash, I paid to have the other person's car fixed. Redress makes sense in this sentence because in order to set right the damage done in the car crash, I paid to have the other person's car fixed.

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AP7
03/18/2013 7:03pm

I was ready to redress the problem after lunch break. This sentence makes sense because I was ready to come back and set the problem right.

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JT6
03/18/2013 7:05pm

Please redress the children for throwing sand. Redress makes sence in this sentence because someone was going to correct their bad actions.

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VD7
03/18/2013 7:06pm

Will there be any redress for the flood victims? This sentence makes sense because it's asking if there will be a remedy for their problem.

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MS6
03/18/2013 7:29pm

I had to redress myself because the clothes that I were wearing were very dirty. Redress makes sense in this sentence because I had to set my clothes right because my clothes were very dirty.

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SH6
03/18/2013 7:32pm

The police officer had to redressed the initial violation report. The statement makes sense because the officer had to set right the statements in the initial report.

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IH6
03/18/2013 7:33pm

It is time to redress our problems from last summer. This sentence makes sense because they want to set their problems right.

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cw8
03/18/2013 7:42pm

He could not redress the damage caused by his crime.

He could not fix what the crime he commited had caused.

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aod8
03/18/2013 7:48pm

The owner should redress the inequality in his store. This sentence makes sense because the owner has to set the inequality in his store right.

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ES8
03/18/2013 8:07pm

After cheating on his homework, Jim felt guilty abouut cheating and redressed the situation. Redress makes sense in this sentence because Jim set the situation right after he cheated on his homework.

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OA8
03/18/2013 8:17pm

My Mother redressed me that I shall not talk to strangers. Redress makes sense in my sentence because it is saying that my mother set right or made sure I knew that I shall not talk to strangers.

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gk7
03/18/2013 8:18pm

The government officials in cyprus needs to redress the terrible financial crisis they are having. Redress makes sense in this sentence because the government officials need to set the financial crisis right.

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EL8
03/18/2013 8:26pm

The boy's broken leg was redressed. This makes since because the boy's broken leg was set right.

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ET7
03/18/2013 8:41pm

Many volunteers helped redress the town after the tornado. Redress makes sense in this sentence because the volunteers helped set the town right after it was disrupted by a tornado.

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mh8
03/18/2013 8:47pm

After our argument, I went to apologize and redress to him. Redress makes sense in this sentence because the narrator wants to apologize and set the friendship straight.

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RR6
03/18/2013 8:53pm

After diplomacy failed, the leaders decided to redress the topic under less formal circumstances. This makes sense because the leaders brought back the topic for discussion.

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vv8
03/18/2013 8:58pm

I redressed my errors when I retook the test that I failed. This makes sense because I fixed my mistakes on the test.

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EB6
03/18/2013 9:06pm

Drew was falsely accused and had no redress so he could not prove his innocence.
This word makes sense in this sentence because Drew was not able to redress his innocence.

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Mr. Fodor
03/20/2013 6:05pm

Use it as a verb not a noun

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KM6
03/18/2013 9:12pm

I think you should redress your opinion, it doesn't make sense to me. Redress makes sense in my sentence because I am saying that you remedy your opinion because it did not make sense to me.

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EB7
03/18/2013 9:24pm

It is time for LeBronto redress the past with Cleveland. This makes sense because most people in Cleveland don't like him so he needs tosay sorry.

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SS6
03/18/2013 10:16pm

My sister will redress after volleyball ends. That makes sense in this context because it's explaining that my sister will remedy after the whole vollleyball season is over.

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AM6
03/18/2013 10:51pm

The construction worker began to redress the construction plans after the mistake in them had been found. This word makes sense when used in this context because the construction worker began set the construction plans right.

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MR7
03/19/2013 3:10pm

We must redress the relationship between the bully and the person being picked on. Redress can be used here because the relationship between the two people is being set right.

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NB6
03/19/2013 3:44pm

My teacher asked me to redress the problem. Redress makes sense in this sentence because redress means to correct.

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vv6
03/19/2013 4:03pm

I had to redress that comment because it was the wrong thing to say. This sentence makes sense because i had to set right the comment.

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mc7
03/19/2013 4:10pm

He decided to redress his friends because his comments were inappropriate. This sentence makes sense because he wanted to set things right with his friends.

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AH7
03/19/2013 4:37pm

She was too lazy to redress her mistakes in a homework. This makes sense because she didn't set right her homework mistakes.

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BK8
03/19/2013 4:44pm

It took a while for him to redress the rumor that he spread.
Redress makes sense in this sentence because it took him a long time to make right the rumor he spread.

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BTB6
03/19/2013 4:59pm

In an attempt to redress my grandpa's suffering, I gave him a hug. Redress makes sense in this context because the kid tried to remedy his grandpa's suffering by giving him a hug.

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JT7
03/19/2013 5:12pm

It's time to redress the situation. The word maks sense because the problem must be made right.

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kb7
03/19/2013 6:00pm

My friends redress to the fight helped the situation.
This makes sense because the friend made the situation right.

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Mr. Fodor
03/20/2013 6:22pm

Use as a verb not a noun

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ANO8
03/19/2013 6:14pm

We need to redress inequalities.
This sentence makes sense because redress means to remedy or to set right.

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jd8
03/19/2013 7:58pm

After the young girl broke one of her school rules, she was redressed about the rule so it wouldn't happen again.

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HV8
03/19/2013 8:49pm

There is no way the parent can redress the damage of the house due to the fire. This makes sense because the parent can not fix the house.

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LG6
03/19/2013 8:51pm

We need to redress the rules about what to wear.
This makes sense because redress means to remedy or set right.

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CH7
03/19/2013 11:44pm

After the fight with my sister, my mother told me I had to redress my relationship with her. Redress makes sense in this sentence, because I had to fix or make right my relationship with my sister.

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MH6
03/20/2013 3:33pm

He needs to redress his thoughts. The word makes sense because he needed to set his thoughts straight.

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PN7
03/20/2013 3:55pm

The jury had to redress their decision on the criminal. This makes sense since the jury had a change of minds and wanted the defendant to be called innocent.

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BC6
03/20/2013 4:25pm

We thought the judge should redress the case. This makes sense because we thought the judge should make the case right.

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GC8
03/20/2013 4:37pm

It took awhile for him to redress the lie he had told the teachers. It makes sense because he had to make what he had done right for the teachers.

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JP6
03/20/2013 5:19pm

I redressed my mistakes on the math test when I retook it. Redress makes sense in this sentence because it means to fix or set right.

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AT7
03/20/2013 6:35pm

The judge was redress when he declared two men guilty of robbing a bank. Redress makes sense in the sentence because the judge set right the men making them guilty of robbing the bank.

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HS7
03/20/2013 6:51pm

The principal must redress the dress code to the students. Redress makes sense in this sentence because the principal must set right the dress code to the students.

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TP8
03/20/2013 7:19pm

My teammate on the opposite side of the court ran the wrong play and I had to redress the situation. This makes sense because when my teammate ran the wrong play I had to redress the situation

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jj8
03/20/2013 7:44pm

My teacher and I redress the problem. This makes sense because we are setting right the problem.

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sj6
03/20/2013 7:59pm

My mother asked me to redress the lies I had told my brother. The word redress makes sense in this context because my mother asked me to appologize or make up for the lies i had told my little brother.

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EH6
03/20/2013 9:03pm

I redressed all of the material I missed when I was sick. Redressed makes sense here because I went over the work and fixed it.

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GH6
03/20/2013 9:05pm

The blueprints had to be redressed after a mistake in calculation was discovered. The word redressed makes sense in this context because the blueprints were set right.

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LT7
03/20/2013 9:33pm

I had to redress the situation with my parents after I had done wrong.
Redress makes sense in this sentence because I had to fix my wrong doing.

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BR7
03/20/2013 9:49pm

When the fight was just getting exiting, the police officer showed up and began to redress the situation. The word redress makes sense in the contex because everything was out of hand so the police officer did his job and set things straight.

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Mr. Fodor
03/22/2013 9:08am

just getting exiting?

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em6
03/21/2013 8:17am

After the Cavs lost to the Heat, Byron Scott had to redress their season. It makes sense because he needs to make their season good.

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OS8
03/21/2013 4:18pm

I redressed the mistakes on my history test I took. This makes sense in this sentence because redress means to remedy or set straight

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OS8
03/21/2013 4:19pm

I redressed the mistakes on my history test. The word makes sense in this sentence because redressed means to remedy or set right.

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GF8
03/21/2013 4:29pm

Mrs. Green needs to redress the rules in the classroom so that nobody gets hurt. This makes sense because Mrs. Green needs to set the rules right so nobody will get hurt.

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cp6
03/21/2013 5:17pm

Clark redressed the situation by coming up with a remedy to set things right. Redressed makes sense in this sentence because Clark is fixing the situation by setting things right by coming up with a remedy.

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cm6
03/21/2013 6:59pm

I redressed the problems I had with my friend after a week-long argument. This makes sense in this sentence because I fixed or set things right with my friend.

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ER8
03/21/2013 7:15pm

I had to plant new fruit my neighbor's garden after my dog got loose and ate it to redress our friendship.
Redress makes sense because I had to make things right with my neighbor.

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MW6
03/21/2013 8:20pm

I had to redress the package because I sent it to the wrong location. Redress makes sense in this sentence because I had to resend the package to the right location.

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BB6
03/21/2013 8:30pm

The hot tea redressed the boy's sore throat. The word redressed makes sense in this sentence because the tea was used as a remedy for the boy's sore throat.

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mk8
03/21/2013 8:44pm

Some people taking test have to redress problems. Redress makes sense in the sentence because they have to make the right choice to get the correct answer.

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RS7
03/21/2013 9:01pm

The principal had to redress the fight of the two boys at recess.

This makes sense because the principal had to make the situation set right between the two boys.

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hm8
03/21/2013 11:18pm

After LeBron was not nice when he said he was talking his talents to south beach, he redressed it by saying he was sorry and would like to come back and play for the cavs. This works because LeBron tries to set things right after he messed it up.

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Mr. Fodor
03/22/2013 9:11am

Spelling mistake

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RD8
03/22/2013 4:04pm

The teacher redressed the homework assignment. Redress makes sense because the teacher reset the homework straight.

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