What does redeem mean?

Definitions for redeem
rɪˈdimre·deem

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word redeem.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deliver, redeem, save(verb)

    save from sins

  2. redeem(verb)

    restore the honor or worth of

  3. redeem(verb)

    to turn in (vouchers or coupons) and receive something in exchange

  4. ransom, redeem(verb)

    exchange or buy back for money; under threat

  5. redeem, pay off(verb)

    pay off (loans or promissory notes)

  6. redeem(verb)

    convert into cash; of commercial papers

Wiktionary

  1. redeem(Verb)

    To recover ownership of something by paying a sum.

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

  2. redeem(Verb)

    To liberate by payment of a ransom.

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

  3. redeem(Verb)

    To set free by force.

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

  4. redeem(Verb)

    To save, rescue

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

  5. redeem(Verb)

    To clear, release from debt or blame

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

  6. redeem(Verb)

    To expiate, atone (for ...)

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

  7. redeem(Verb)

    To convert (some bond or security) into cash

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

  8. redeem(Verb)

    To save from a state of sin (and from its consequences).

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

  9. redeem(Verb)

    To repair, restore

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

  10. redeem(Verb)

    To reform, change (for the better)

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

  11. redeem(Verb)

    To restore the reputation or honour of oneself or something.

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

  12. redeem(Verb)

    To reclaim

    Etymology: Recorded since c.1425, from redemen, modified from redemer, redimer, from redimo, itself from re- + emo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Redeem(verb)

    to purchase back; to regain possession of by payment of a stipulated price; to repurchase

    Etymology: [F. rdimer, L. redimere; pref. red-, re- re- + emere, emptum, to buy, originally, to take, cf. OIr. em (in comp.), Lith. imti. Cf. Assume, Consume, Exempt, Premium, Prompt, Ransom.]

  2. Redeem(verb)

    to recall, as an estate, or to regain, as mortgaged property, by paying what may be due by force of the mortgage

    Etymology: [F. rdimer, L. redimere; pref. red-, re- re- + emere, emptum, to buy, originally, to take, cf. OIr. em (in comp.), Lith. imti. Cf. Assume, Consume, Exempt, Premium, Prompt, Ransom.]

  3. Redeem(verb)

    to regain by performing the obligation or condition stated; to discharge the obligation mentioned in, as a promissory note, bond, or other evidence of debt; as, to redeem bank notes with coin

    Etymology: [F. rdimer, L. redimere; pref. red-, re- re- + emere, emptum, to buy, originally, to take, cf. OIr. em (in comp.), Lith. imti. Cf. Assume, Consume, Exempt, Premium, Prompt, Ransom.]

  4. Redeem(verb)

    to ransom, liberate, or rescue from captivity or bondage, or from any obligation or liability to suffer or to be forfeited, by paying a price or ransom; to ransom; to rescue; to recover; as, to redeem a captive, a pledge, and the like

    Etymology: [F. rdimer, L. redimere; pref. red-, re- re- + emere, emptum, to buy, originally, to take, cf. OIr. em (in comp.), Lith. imti. Cf. Assume, Consume, Exempt, Premium, Prompt, Ransom.]

  5. Redeem(verb)

    hence, to rescue and deliver from the bondage of sin and the penalties of God's violated law

    Etymology: [F. rdimer, L. redimere; pref. red-, re- re- + emere, emptum, to buy, originally, to take, cf. OIr. em (in comp.), Lith. imti. Cf. Assume, Consume, Exempt, Premium, Prompt, Ransom.]

  6. Redeem(verb)

    to make good by performing fully; to fulfill; as, to redeem one's promises

    Etymology: [F. rdimer, L. redimere; pref. red-, re- re- + emere, emptum, to buy, originally, to take, cf. OIr. em (in comp.), Lith. imti. Cf. Assume, Consume, Exempt, Premium, Prompt, Ransom.]

  7. Redeem(verb)

    to pay the penalty of; to make amends for; to serve as an equivalent or offset for; to atone for; to compensate; as, to redeem an error

    Etymology: [F. rdimer, L. redimere; pref. red-, re- re- + emere, emptum, to buy, originally, to take, cf. OIr. em (in comp.), Lith. imti. Cf. Assume, Consume, Exempt, Premium, Prompt, Ransom.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Redeem

    rē-dēm′, v.t. to ransom: to relieve from captivity by a price: to rescue, deliver: to pay the penalty of: to atone for: to perform, as a promise: to improve, put to the best advantage: to recover, as a pledge.—adj. Redeem′able, that may be redeemed.—ns. Redeem′ableness; Redeem′er, one who redeems or ransoms, esp. Jesus Christ, the Saviour of the world.—adjs. Redeem′ing, saving: good, as exceptional to what is bad; Redeem′less, incurable; Redemp′tive, pertaining to redemption: serving or tending to redeem; Redemp′tory, serving to redeem: paid for ransom. [O. Fr. redimer—L. redimĕrered-, back, emĕre, to buy.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of redeem in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of redeem in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of redeem in a Sentence

  1. Brian Kelly:

    Consumers need to realize this is not the airlines being nice — ‘Let me give you a free flight,’ when it comes time to redeem miles, it’s OK to demand that the airlines make good on their promise.

  2. Nawaz Sharif:

    Pakistan is resolved to redeem its pledge given to its founding fathers that it will protect the homeland.

  3. Olivia Jade:

    It's been hard, for anybody no matter what the situation is you don't want to see Lori Loughlin go to prison but also I think it's necessary for us to move on and move forward, what happened was wrong and I think every single person in my family can look at it and be like that was messed up, that was a big mistake but I think what's so important to me is to learn from the mistake. Not to be shamed and punished and never given a second chance... I'm 21. I feel like I deserve a second chance to redeem Olivia Jade Giannulli to show I've grown.

  4. Jitu Das:

    Everyday is a second chance to redeem yourself.

  5. Rob Richardson:

    After you download the app, as soon as you get on campus it can recognize if you’re in an academic building. You open up the app and lock your phone to start earning these pocket points, as soon as you’re out of class, you unlock your phone and redeem the points.

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  • خلصArabic
  • vykoupit, vyplatit, proplatitCzech
  • IndløsDanish
  • einlösen, zurückkaufen, wiederherstellen, loslösen, verbessern, befreien, einlGerman
  • εξαγοράζω, εξαργυρώνωGreek
  • redimirSpanish
  • بازپرداختPersian
  • uudistaa, pelastaa, [[palauttaa]] [[kunnia]], lunastaa, vapauttaa, [[ostaa]] [[takaisin]], vapahtaa, sovittaa, armahtaa, korjata, [[maksaa]] [[lunnaat]]Finnish
  • racheterFrench
  • slánaighIrish
  • feayshil, aachionnee, kionnee reeshtManx
  • के एवजHindi
  • megváltHungarian
  • menebusIndonesian
  • redimere, riscattareItalian
  • לִפְדוֹתHebrew
  • 回復する, 買い戻す, あがなう, 償還するJapanese
  • 도로 사다Korean
  • redeemLatin
  • bevrijden, aflossen, redden, inlossen, omzetten, uitboeten, vrijkopen, genoegdoen, herstellen, verlossen, terugkopen, afbetalenDutch
  • innløseNorwegian
  • spieniężać, wykupićPolish
  • redimir, resgatarPortuguese
  • răscumpăraRomanian
  • выкупить, обелять, улучшаться, обелить, выкупать, улучшиться, искупить, искупатьRussian
  • vnovčitiSlovene
  • sona, frälsa, gottgöra, lSwedish
  • மீட்டுTamil
  • విమోచనంTelugu
  • ไถ่ถอนThai
  • geri almak, iyileştirmek, temize çıkarmak, eski duruma döndürmek, aklamak, tadilat yapmak, kurtarmak, arıtmak, temizlemekTurkish
  • викупитиUkrainian
  • موصولUrdu
  • chuộc lạiVietnamese
  • ויסלייזןYiddish
  • 贖回Chinese

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