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

 

Hyponyms: absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin, conversion, rebirth, spiritual rebirth, expiation, atonement, propitiation

 

Derivational Morphology: buy back, repurchase, ransom, redeem, deliver, save, pay off

 

 
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