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
Recent Examples of redemption from the Web
The park has a full-redemption arcade, Launch Restaurant and private party rooms.
Looks like there is some redemption for those who mercilessly beat their partner and drag her out of an elevator.
Buffett Jabs Fund managers elsewhere have already come up against that new reality, after being stung by a mix of mediocre returns, redemptions and critique from heavyweights like Warren Buffett.
The decisive run came against Grossmont reliever Javier De La Torre, who would get an opportunity for redemption four hours later.
Huntley's Dubem Anikamadu was seeking redemption at the Class 3A state finals Saturday afternoon.
The margin of victory was 0.2011 seconds and the win was redemption for Sato, who crashed while trying to beat Dario Franchitti on the final lap of the 2012 race.
The six-month redemption period passed with Nickless unable to pull together the needed money.
Promises must be kept, issues must be sorted, redemption must be redeemed.
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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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