Definitions for redemptionrɪˈdɛmp ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. redemption, salvation(noun)

    (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

  2. redemption(noun)

    repayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock)

  3. redemption, repurchase, buyback(noun)

    the act of purchasing back something previously sold

Wiktionary

  1. redemption(Noun)

    the act of redeeming or something redeemed

  2. redemption(Noun)

    the recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article

  3. redemption(Noun)

    salvation from sin

  4. redemption(Noun)

    rescue upon payment of a ransom

Freebase

  1. Redemption

    "Redemption" is the name of a two-part episode of the science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. Parts I and II of "Redemption" comprise the 100th and 101st episodes of the series, also being the fourth season finale and the fifth season premiere. In the Star Trek timeline, the events depicted in the episodes occurred between stardates 44995.3 and 45020.4. "Redemption" is mainly composed of two interrelated stories: Worf's attempt to clear his family of dishonor, and a conflict between Gowron and the Duras sisters for leadership in the Klingon High Council.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Redemption

    rē-demp′shun, n. act of redeeming or buying back: ransom: release: the deliverance of mankind from sin and misery by Christ.—ns. Redemp′tionary, one who is set at liberty, or released from a bond, by paying a compensation or fulfilling some stipulated conditions; Redemp′tioner, one who redeemed himself from debt, or the like, by service; Redemp′tionist, one of an order of monks devoted to the redemption of Christian captives from slavery; Redemp′torist, one of a congregation of R.C. missionary priests, founded by Alfonso Liguori in 1732, whose object is the religious instruction of the people and the reform of public morality, by periodically visiting, preaching, and hearing confessions. [Fr.,—L.,—redemptus, pa.p. of redimĕre, to redeem.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of redemption in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of redemption in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    This plot was 'Shawshank Redemption' meets 'Cool Hand Luke,'.

  2. Mark Obenshain:

    Some (people) just have black hearts. They’re beyond redemption.

  3. Adlai E. Jr. Stevenson:

    I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.

  4. bprincess10:

    When in despair, we tend to stray. Be optimistic, redemption is not far away!

  5. Richard von Weizscker:

    Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer the secret of redemption lies in remembrance.

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