Associations to the word «Redemption»


REDEMPTION, noun. The act of redeeming or something redeemed.
REDEMPTION, noun. The recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article.
REDEMPTION, noun. Salvation from sin.
REDEMPTION, noun. Rescue upon payment of a ransom.
REDEMPTION FATIGUE, noun. Exhaustion of the capacity to forgive another owing to his excessively repeated transgressions.
REDEMPTION GAME, noun. An arcade game involving skill that rewards the player (in gifts, tokens, etc.) proportionately to his or her score.

Dictionary definition

REDEMPTION, noun. (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil.
REDEMPTION, noun. Repayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock).
REDEMPTION, noun. The act of purchasing back something previously sold.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne