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redemption

noun re·demp·tion \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

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REDEMPTION Defined for Kids

redemption

noun re·demp·tion \ri-ˈdemp-shən\

Definition of REDEMPTION for Kids

1
:  the act of making up for <The messy job was beyond redemption.>
2
:  an exchange for something of value <redemption of empty soda cans>
3
:  the act of saving from sin

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