redemption

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

re·demp·tion

noun \ri-ˈdem(p)-shən\

: the act of making something better or more acceptable

: the act of exchanging something for money, an award, etc.

Christianity : the act of saving people from sin and evil : the fact of being saved from sin or evil

Full Definition of REDEMPTION

:  the act, process, or an instance of redeeming

Examples of REDEMPTION

  1. the redemption of his reputation
  2. a sinner's search for redemption

Origin of REDEMPTION

Middle English redempcioun, from Anglo-French redempcion, from Latin redemption-, redemptio, from redimere to redeem
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Religion (Eastern and Other) Terms

Zen, antinomian, avatar, gnosticism, illuminati, ineffable, karma, koan, mantra

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