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Definition of Redeem

Redeem

  1. To purchase back; to regain possession of by payment of a stipulated price; to repurchase.
  2. To recall, as an estate, or to regain, as mortgaged property, by paying what may be due by force of the mortgage.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Hence, to rescue and deliver from the bondage of sin and the penalties of God's violated law.
  6. To make good by performing fully; to fulfill; as, to redeem one's promises.
  7. 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.

Redeem Quotations

The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.
Bertrand Russell

We will not bend or fail until the blood of every last Jew from the youngest child to the oldest elder is spilt to redeem our land!
Yasser Arafat

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

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

At the heart of banking is a suicidal strategy. Banks take money from the public or each other on call, skim it for their own reward and then lock the rest up in volatile, insecure and illiquid loans that at times they cannot redeem without public aid.
James Buchan
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Redeem Translations

redeem in Dutch is vrijkopen, loskopen, afkopen
redeem in French is relayer, rachetons, rachetent, racheter, rachetez
redeem in Italian is rilevare
redeem in Spanish is redimir, rescatar

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