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 South is a land where grace and guilt sit shoulder to shoulder, where the past isn't past, and redemption is ever on offer.
The park has a full-redemption arcade, Launch Restaurant and private party rooms.
Oh nothing real can be threatened / True love breathes salvation back into me / With every tear came redemption /
At his best, Sheeran writes openly in the first-person, telling candid tales of success, conquest, failure and redemption, an honesty that further connects him to his diehard fans.
Owners can redeem, or buy back, their properties before the courts order foreclosure, by paying to the treasury department the amount owed for redemption, according to a separate website operated by the county for the tax sale.
The property owner's redemption interest rate is 12 percent per year, according to the county website.
Hard-luck TRD cases seeking psychic redemption have come here from as far away as New Zealand and Saudi Arabia, but most of his business is local.
After a disastrous trip in 2014, Rodman’s fifth journey into North Korea seemed to be something of a redemption tour.
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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 centurySee Words from the same year
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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