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REDEMPTIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does redemptive mean? 

REDEMPTIVE (adjective)
  The adjective REDEMPTIVE has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to or resulting in redemption
2. bringing about salvation or redemption from sin

  Familiarity information: REDEMPTIVE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REDEMPTIVE (adjective)


Sense 1redemptive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to or resulting in redemption

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

redemptional; redemptive; redemptory

Context example:

a redemptive theory about life

Pertainym:

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


Sense 2redemptive [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bringing about salvation or redemption from sin

Synonyms:

redeeming; saving; redemptive

Context examples:

saving faith / redemptive (or redeeming) love

Similar:

good (morally admirable)


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