Definitions for redemptionrɪˈdɛmp ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•demp•tionrɪˈdɛmp ʃən(n.)

  1. an act of redeeming or the state of being redeemed.

  2. deliverance; rescue.

  3. deliverance from sin.

    Category: Religion

  4. atonement for guilt.

  5. repurchase, as of something sold.

  6. paying off, as of a mortgage, bond, or note.

  7. recovery by payment, as of something pledged.

  8. conversion of paper money into specie.

Origin of redemption:

1300–50; ME redempcioun (< MF redemption) < L redēmptiō, der. (with -tiō -tion ) of redimere to redeem

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


  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


  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.

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the redemption of man by Christ.

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