Synonyms and Antonyms of redeem
1 to do what is required by the terms of the Little League coach redeemed his promise to take the players out for ice cream if they improved their fielding over the season Synonyms answer, complete, comply (with), fill, keep, meet, fulfill, satisfyRelated Words conclude, consummate, finalize, finish, perfect; accomplish, achieve, bring about, bring off, carry out, effect; commit, compass, discharge, execute, follow through (with), make, performNear Antonyms default (on); disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slightAntonyms breach, break, transgress, violate
2 to free from captivity or punishment by paying a price the government has consistently refused to redeem hostages captured by terrorists Synonyms ransomRelated Words bail; deliver, rescue, save; emancipate, liberate; get back, recover, regain, retrieve; release; buy; salvage
3 to free from the penalties or consequences of sin the belief that sinners are redeemed by their faith in God Synonyms deliver, saveRelated Words reclaim, reform; forgive, pardon, remit, shrive; bless, hallow; consecrate, purify, sanctify
4 to make better in behavior or character the unfaithful husband made a determined effort to redeem himself in the eyes of his wife and children Synonyms habilitate, reclaim, reform, regenerate, rehabilitateRelated Words reeducate; amend, improve, refine; cleanse, purify, restoreNear Antonyms abase, canker, corrupt, debauch, degrade, demean, demoralize, deprave, lower, pervert, poison, profane, prostitute, subvert, warp
5 to make up for (an offense) quickly redeemed the offending remark with a sincere and unconditional apology Synonyms atone (for), mend, expiateRelated Words compensate, recompense, reimburse, remunerate, repay; amend, correct, rectify, redress; propitiate
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