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redemption

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noun re·demp·tion \ri-ˈdem(p)-shən\

Simple Definition of redemption

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of redemption

  1. :  the act, process, or an instance of redeeming

Examples of redemption in a sentence

  1. the redemption of his reputation

  2. a sinner's search for redemption



Origin and Etymology 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



REDEMPTION Defined for Kids

redemption

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noun re·demp·tion \ri-ˈdemp-shən\

Definition of redemption for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of making up for <The messy job was beyond redemption.>

  2. 2 :  an exchange for something of value <redemption of empty soda cans>

  3. 3 :  the act of saving from sin




Law Dictionary

redemption

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noun re·demp·tion \ri-ˈdemp-shən\

Legal Definition of redemption

  1. :  the act, process, or fact of redeeming — see also equity of redemption, right of redemption

redemptive

\-ˈdemp-tiv\ play adjective




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