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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Redeem  \Re*deem"\  (r?*d?m"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Redeemed}. 
  (-d?md");  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Redeeming}.]  [F.  r['e]dimer,  L. 
  redimere  pref.  red-,  re-  re-  +  emere,  emptum  to  buy 
  originally,  to  take  cf  OIr.  em  (in  comp.),  Lith.  imti.  Cf 
  {Assume},  {Consume},  {Exempt},  {Premium},  {Prompt}, 
  {Ransom}.] 
  1.  To  purchase  back  to  regain  possession  of  by  payment  of  a 
  stipulated  price;  to  repurchase. 
 
  If  a  man  sell  a  dwelling  house  in  a  walled  city, 
  then  he  may  redeem  it  within  a  whole  year  after  it 
  is  sold.  --Lev.  xxv. 
  29. 
 
  2.  Hence  specifically: 
  a  (Law)  To  recall,  as  an  estate,  or  to  regain,  as 
  mortgaged  property,  by  paying  what  may  be  due  by  force 
  of  the  mortgage. 
  b  (Com.)  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. 
 
  3.  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 
 
  Redeem  Israel,  O  God,  out  of  all  his  troubles.  --Ps. 
  xxv.  22. 
 
  The  Almighty  from  the  grave  Hath  me  redeemed. 
  --Sandys. 
 
  4.  (Theol.)  Hence  to  rescue  and  deliver  from  the  bondage  of 
  sin  and  the  penalties  of  God's  violated  law. 
 
  Christ  hath  redeemed  us  from  the  curse  of  the  law, 
  being  made  a  curse  for  us  --Gal.  iii. 
  13. 
 
  5.  To  make  good  by  performing  fully;  to  fulfill;  as  to 
  redeem  one's  promises. 
 
  I  will  redeem  all  this  on  Percy's  head.  --Shak. 
 
  6.  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. 
 
  Which  of  ye  will  be  mortal,  to  redeem  Man's  mortal 
  crime?  --Milton. 
 
  It  is  a  chance  which  does  redeem  all  sorrows. 
  --Shak. 
 
  {To  redeem  the  time},  to  make  the  best  use  of  it 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  redeemed 
  adj  :  (Christianity)  saved  from  the  bondage  of  sin  [syn:  {ransomed}] 




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