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English verb: redeem

1. redeem (social) save from sins


Synonymsdeliver, save


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Domain categoryfaith, organized religion, religion

2. redeem (social) restore the honor or worth of


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)reestablish, reinstate, restore

3. redeem (possession) to turn in (vouchers or coupons) and receive something in exchange


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)change, exchange, interchange

4. redeem (possession) exchange or buy back for money; under threat


Synonymsransom


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)change, exchange, interchange


Domain categorycrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense

5. redeem (possession) pay off (loans or promissory notes)


Synonymspay off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)pay

6. redeem (possession) convert into cash; of commercial papers


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)cash, cash in









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