Definition of redemption
: the act, process, or an instance of redeeming
Examples of redemption in a sentence
the redemption of his reputation
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
REDEMPTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of redemption for English Language Learners
: 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
REDEMPTION Defined for Kids
Definition of redemption for Students
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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