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REDEMPTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does redemption mean? 

REDEMPTION (noun)
  The noun REDEMPTION has 3 senses:

1. (Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
2. repayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock)
3. the act of purchasing back something previously sold

  Familiarity information: REDEMPTION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


REDEMPTION (noun)


Sense 1redemption [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

redemption; salvation

Hypernyms ("redemption" is a kind of...):

deliverance; delivery; rescue; saving (recovery or preservation from loss or danger)

Domain category:

Christian religion; Christianity (a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "redemption"):

absolution; remission; remission of sin; remittal (the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance)

conversion; rebirth; spiritual rebirth (a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life)

atonement; expiation; propitiation (the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity))


Sense 2redemption [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Repayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("redemption" is a kind of...):

quittance; repayment (payment of a debt or obligation)

Domain category:

corp; corporation (a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state)


Sense 3redemption [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of purchasing back something previously sold

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

buyback; repurchase; redemption

Hypernyms ("redemption" is a kind of...):

purchase (the acquisition of something for payment)


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