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redeems

verb , present tense third-person singular of redeem

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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
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2 to free from captivity or punishment by paying a price
  • the government has consistently refused to redeem hostages captured by terrorists
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3 to free from the penalties or consequences of sin
  • the belief that sinners are redeemed by their faith in God
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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
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5 to make up for (an offense)
  • quickly redeemed the offending remark with a sincere and unconditional apology
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