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Redeem

Re`deem´   Pronunciation: r?`d?m´
v. t.1.To purchase back; to regain possession of by payment of a stipulated price; to repurchase.
[imp. & p. p. Redeemed. (-d md"); p. pr. & vb. n. Redeeming.]
2.(Law) To recall, as an estate, or to regain, as mortgaged property, by paying what may be due by force of the mortgage.
3.To ransom, liberate, or rescue from captivity or bondage, or from any obligation or liability to suffer or to be forfeited, by paying a price or ransom; to ransom; to rescue; to recover; as, to redeem a captive, a pledge, and the like.
Redeem Israel, O God, out of all his troubles.
- Ps. xxv. 22.
4.(Theol.) Hence, to rescue and deliver from the bondage of sin and the penalties of God's violated law.
5.To make good by performing fully; to fulfill; as, to redeem one's promises.
I will redeem all this on Percy's head.
- Shak.
6.To pay the penalty of; to make amends for; to serve as an equivalent or offset for; to atone for; to compensate; as, to redeem an error.
Which of ye will be mortal, to redeem
Man's mortal crime?
- Milton.
It is a chance which does redeem all sorrows.
- Shak.
To redeem the time
to make the best use of it.
Verb1.redeem - save from sins
Synonyms: save, deliver
2.redeem - exchange or buy back for money; under threat
Synonyms: ransom
3.redeem - pay off (loans or promissory notes)
Synonyms: pay off
4.redeem - convert into cash; of commercial papers
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