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Verb: redeem  ri'deem
  1. (religion) Prevent committing sins
    - deliver, save
  2. Restore the honour or worth of
  3. To turn in (vouchers or coupons) and receive something in exchange
  4. (crime) exchange or buy back for money; under threat
    - ransom
  5. Pay off (loans or promissory notes)
    - pay off
  6. Convert into cash; of commercial papers

Derived forms: redeems, redeemed, redeeming

See also: pay

Type of: cash, cash in, change, exchange, interchange, pay, reestablish, reinstate, restore

Encyclopedia: Redeem