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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

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. Evan Nierman:

    The path to redemption is much more accessible to people who commit white-collar crimes or are arrested for drug offenses than for those who commit violent crimes.

  2. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    The devil is the source of temptation, but succumbing to temptation is our own doing. Only if we come face to face with our own sinfulness, do we begin to be grateful for the power of God’s forgiveness. Only if we recognize the connection between sin and death, do we begin to probe the meaning of Christ’s death and resurrection. Only if we experience the evil we have done, do we begin to understand how God has brought redemption out of loss, love out of hatred.

  3. Roseanne Barr:

    She’s much more grounded— she’s a grandma many times over and that’s so important, she’s an insanely smart, funny person who really cares about her work, and that shows now more than ever. She loves the redemption aspect of the show coming back. It did go out on an odd note, and she loved the show more than anyone else.

  4. Zoe Saldana:

    Im proud of him. Im happy that hes coming back, im so proud of Disney, actually, that all the leaders right now behind that big corporation decided to lead by example, and spreading the word and the message of redemption is important.

  5. Edward Hayden:

    He is not irredeemably depraved. There is hope for Mathew Borges redemption. Mathew Borges can change Mathew Borges life.

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