redeem

[ɹ_ɪ_d_ˈiː_m], [ɹɪdˈiːm], [ɹɪdˈiːm]

Antonyms for redeem:

warp, break, canker, devastate, ravage, abase, degrade, corrupt, maroon, deprave, breach, pervert, subvert, default, forget, slight, transgress, neglect, ignore, demoralize, overpass, forsake, kidnap, overlook, poison, pass over, destroy, abduct, demean, profane, violate, disregard, lower, debauch.


Definitions of redeem:

  1.   from sins, as in religious dogma – Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2.   save from sins – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3.   To buy back; ransom; rescue; fulfil, as a promise. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4.   To purchase back; to ransom; to rescue; to free by making atonement; to make good; to deliver from the bondage of sin and its penalties; to be more diligent in improving. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5.   To make amends for. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6.   Redeemness. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7.   To buy back; ransom; recover; deliver, as from sin. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8.   To regain by performing the obligation or condition stated; to discharge the obligation mentioned in, as a promissory note, bond, or other evidence of debt; as, to redeem bank notes with coin. – Newage Dictionary DB
  9.   To purchase back; to regain possession of by payment of a stipulated price; to repurchase. – Newage Dictionary DB
  10.   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. – Newage Dictionary DB
  11.   To ransom: to relieve from captivity by a price: to rescue: to pay the penalty of: to atone for: to perform, as a promise: to improve: to recover, as a pledge. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12.   To buy back; to free from bondage or slavery by paying a ransom or price; rescue; free from sin and its consequences; make good; as, to redeem a promise; make up for; as, to redeem a fault; to pay what is due on, as a promissory note; to recover, as property given for security to a bank, etc. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13.   Hence, to rescue and deliver from the bondage of sin and the penalties of God's violated law. – Newage Dictionary DB
  14.   Redeemable. – Newage Dictionary DB
  15.   convert into cash; of commercial papers – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16.   pay off ( loans or promissory notes) – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17.   To recall, as an estate, or to regain, as mortgaged property, by paying what may be due by force of the mortgage. – Newage Dictionary DB
  18.   exchange or buy back for money; under threat – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19.   To deliver from captivity, or from any liability to suffer, by paying a price; to ransom; to recover; to repurchase; to save or improve, as time; to make good by performance; to regain a thing alienated by repaying the price of it to the possessor; to perform the work of redemption. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20.   pay off, as of loans or promissory notes – Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21.   To make good by performing fully; to fulfill; as, to redeem one's promises. – Newage Dictionary DB
  22.   To fulfil. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23.   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. – Newage Dictionary DB

Quotes for redeem:

  1. God, to redeem us at the deepest portion of our nature- the urge to love and be loved- must reveal His nature in an incredible and impossible way. He must reveal it at a cross. – E. Stanley Jones
  2. Life ceases to be so oppressive: we are free to give our own lives meaning and purpose, free to redeem our suffering by making something of it. – Walter Kaufmann
  3. Redeem thy misspent time that's past, And live this day as if thy last. – Thomas Ken
  4. There is a measure needing courage to adopt and enforce it, which I believe to be of virtue sufficient to redeem the nation in this its darkest hour: one only; I know of no other to which we may rationally trust for relief from impending dangers without and within. – Robert Dale Owen
  5. The kingdom of God is a theocracy. And as it is the only form of government which will redeem and save mankind, it is necessary that every soul should be rightly and thoroughly instructed in regard to its nature and general characteristics. – Orson Pratt
  6. There is never enough gold to redeem all the currency in circulation. – John Buchanan Robinson
  7. The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation. – Bertrand Russell
  8. I did not find Liverpool ugly. Her stately public buildings, broad streets, public squares, and noble statues redeem her from the charge. – M. E. W. Sherwood
  9. We give you the facts. I told you information is power- knowledge is power. We can't be in an ideological battle to redeem the soul of this country if we don't have the facts. – Tavis Smiley
  10. People have the power to redeem the work of fools. – Patti Smith
  11. Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be. – Adlai Stevenson

Usage examples for redeem:

  1. You can redeem him; you-" " Is a man!" ” – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  2. Shall I redeem thee from death? ” – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  3. He'd even meant to redeem Brian's shotgun and anything else he'd pawned. ” – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  4. “ I hastened to redeem my character. ” – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  5. Unless that is as unsuccessful as the last, I shall soon redeem my fortunes." ” – Won from the Waves by W.H.G. Kingston
  6. X Six months later appeared " The Right of Way," the last chance, though we didn't know it, that we were to have to redeem ourselves. ” – Embarrassments by Henry James
  7. There were hundreds of poor children made happy, even if they could not take in the grand truth that eighteen hundred years ago a Saviour had been born to redeem the world. ” – In Wild Rose Time by Amanda M. Douglas
  8. With all his wish to undo a little of the harm that he had done to others, there was a very human eagerness to redeem his own past, so far as that was possible upon earth. ” – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  9. Then spake King Gunther: Sweet sister mine, by thy courtesie redeem my oath. ” – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  10. And I want to be alone- to try to realize that the chance is mine to redeem myself. ” – A Fool There Was by Porter Emerson Browne
  11. May He, Who hath felt the agonies and shame of the Cross, redeem thee, and suffer thee not for any pains of death to fall from Him! ” – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge
  12. She was not quite sure how much of disappointment lay under his pretence, and rather shyly she suggested that he redeem himself. ” – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  13. About the same time, I discovered that however much overdone a Daguerreotype might be, the means were at hand to save or redeem it. ” – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  14. Nevertheless I thank fate for having been gracious enough to lead across my path so good, so touching a lamb, one so filled with the desire to redeem as my baronissima. ” – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  15. The Spartans, incited, doubtless, by the example of their king, who was eager to redeem his reputation, rushed impetuously to the assault; and they were already within a stone's- throw of the enemy when a Spartan veteran cried out to Agis: " Heal not ill with ill!" ” – Stories From Thucydides by H. L. Havell
  16. Redeem it because these days are evil. ” – Food for the Lambs; or, Helps for Young Christians by Charles Ebert Orr
  17. “ To force him to this was now her one idea; she was fiercely resolved that what had started as a casual flirtation should redeem itself in a heroic flame. ” – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  18. She can pay for what she fancies, if we haven't a cent to redeem the bed that's stolen from under us. ” – Frontier Stories by Bret Harte
  19. But this fortunate escape had effects and consequences beyond the present, as it inspired the highest hopes and future expectations of Timoleon, making people reverence and protect him as a sacred person sent by heaven to avenge and redeem Sicily. ” – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh

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