Definition - Noun
: the means to enforce a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong
: the relief (as damages, restitution, specific performance, or an injunction) that may be given or ordered by a court or other tribunal for a wrong <if the contract is null and void, the ~ is to rescind and to put the parties in the position in which they were prior to the attempted agreement ­First Nat'l Mortgage Corp. v. The Manhattan Life Ins. Co., 360 So. 2d 264 (1978)> <specific performance and other equitable remedies>

Definition - Transitive Verb
: to provide or serve as a remedy for

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