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. Former President Bill Clinton:

    Oklahoma City, you had to choose to redeem your terrible losses by having to begin again.

  2. Brett Favre:

    I spent the rest of my career trying to redeem Brett Favre and make him proud. I hope I succeeded.

  3. Mother Teresa:

    Without out suffering, our work would just be social work, very good and helpful, but it would not be the work of Jesus Christ, not part of the Redemption. All the desolation of the poor people, not only their material poverty, but their spiritual destitution, must be redeemed. And we must share it, for only by being one with them can we redeem them by bringing God into their lives and bringing them to God.

  4. Nawaz Sharif:

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

  5. Rudy Giuliani:

    I believe that( Deputy Attorney General) Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have a chance to redeem Rod Rosenstein and Jeff Sessions and that chance comes about tomorrow. It doesn't go beyond tomorrow.

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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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