What does redemption mean?

Definitions for redemption
rɪˈdɛmp ʃənre·demp·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. redemption, salvationnoun

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

  2. redemptionnoun

    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, buybacknoun

    the act of purchasing back something previously sold

Wiktionary

  1. redemptionnoun

    the act of redeeming or something redeemed

  2. redemptionnoun

    the recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article

  3. redemptionnoun

    salvation from sin

  4. redemptionnoun

    rescue upon payment of a ransom

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Redemptionnoun

    Etymology: redemption, Fr. redemptio, Lat.

    Utter darkness his place
    Ordain’d without redemption, without end. John Milton.

    I charge you, as you hope to have redemption,
    That you depart, and lay no hands on me. William Shakespeare.

    The Saviour son be glorify’d,
    Who for lost man’s redemption dy’d. Dryden.

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.]

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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

Examples of redemption in a Sentence

  1. Chris Pratt:

    My character is a father and a husband and he has a contentious relationship with his father. I think it's impossible for me to do these types of roles without diving into some of the turmoil of my own relationships in life, and I think this is a film about redemption and second chances and coming to grips with the fact that maybe you're a lot more like your father than you've ever realized. And finding grace and forgiveness for your father and yourself at the same time in those moments.

  2. Beezie Madden:

    London was definitely a disappointment. Not only are we out for redemption but I think it looks good for our chances, on paper we have a stronger team with better, stronger horse and rider combinations.

  3. David Vitter:

    Fifteen years ago, I failed my family -- but found forgiveness and love. I learned that our falls don't define us, but rather how we get up, accept responsibility and earn redemption, you know me, I'm a fighter.

  4. De Blasio:

    We believe in redemption in this party, i tell you what, I hope you're part of it.

  5. Jonathan Adler:

    There's a lot of research on the theme of redemption. It's sort of a classic American master narrative, we have the Puritan settlers finding freedom. We have ex-slaves' narratives about liberation. We have the rags to riches stories.

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