[ɹ_ɪ_d_ˈiː_m], [ɹɪdˈiːm], [ɹɪdˈiːm]

Definitions of redeem:

  1.   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.
  2.   To buy back; ransom; rescue; fulfil, as a promise. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   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.
  4.   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.
  5.   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.
  6.   Redeemable. – 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. There is never enough gold to redeem all the currency in circulation. – John Buchanan Robinson
  4. The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation. – Bertrand Russell
  5. 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

Usage examples for redeem:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Redeem it because these days are evil. ” – Food for the Lambs; or, Helps for Young Christians by Charles Ebert Orr
  5. You can redeem him; you-" " Is a man!" ” – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  6. Unless that is as unsuccessful as the last, I shall soon redeem my fortunes." ” – Won from the Waves by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. 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
  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. 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
  10. 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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