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Princeton's WordNet

  1. redemptive, redeeming(a), saving(a)adjective

    bringing about salvation or redemption from sin

    "saving faith"; "redemptive (or redeeming) love"

  2. redeeming(a)adjective

    compensating for some fault or defect

    "the redeeming feature of the plan is its simplicity"; "his saving grace was his sense of humor"


  1. redeeming

    Redeeming generally refers to the act of compensating for faults, deficiencies, or negativity, or recovering, improving, or making amends for a mistake or shortcoming. It can also mean to gain or regain possession of something by paying a specified amount or meeting specified requirements. It is often used in religious contexts to refer to the act of salvation from sin. On the other hand, in finance, it's the act of paying off a debt or retrieving a property.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Redeeming

    of Redeem

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of redeeming in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of redeeming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of redeeming in a Sentence

  1. Tom Roseen:

    Despite plus-side equity returns, both fund investors and ETF investors were net redeemers of equity assets, redeeming a net $8.4 billion for the week, shrugging off progress in the U.S.-China trade talks, a nice start to the Q2 earnings season, and general agreement on the U.S. budget and ceiling, investors showed constraint after learning that Iran had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, increasing geopolitical concerns.

  2. Theodore Hesburgh:

    I can think of no better way of redeeming this tragic world today than love and laughter. Too many of the young have forgotten how to laugh, and too many of the elders have forgotten how to love. Would not our lives be lightened if only we could all learn to laugh more easily at ourselves and to love one another

  3. Sam James Ervin, Jr.:

    I used to think that the Civil War was our country's greatest tragedy, but I do remember that there were some redeeming features in the Civil War in that there was some spirit of sacrifice and heroism displayed on both sides. I see no redeeming features in Watergate.

  4. Andrew Gillum:

    What was most hurtful was this belief that I was somehow living a lie in my marriage and in my family. That was the most hurtful to me. Because I believe we are all entitled to mistakes, and I believe we are entitled to those mistakes without having every other respectable and redeeming part of our lives invalidated.

  5. President Biden:

    The idea we still allow semi-automatic weapons to be purchased is sick, it has no socially redeeming value… Not a single solitary rationale for it except profit for the gun manufacturers.

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