redeem has definitions from the field of business
1
[ verb ] from sins, as in religious dogma

Synonyms

save deliver

Used in print

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

When we see the steady and methodical inculcation into humanity of the idea of man 's worthlessness - until redeemed - the necessity of the Devil may become evident as a weapon , a weapon designed and used time_and_time_again in every age to whip men into a surrender to a particular church or church-state '' .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

After a_few tortuous moments of wondering who `` he '' is , the camera pans across the room to the plaster statue , and we realize that Neitzbohr is trying to redeem himself in_the_eyes_of a mute piece of sculpture .

Related terms

religion redemption savior

2
[ verb ] (business) pay off, as of loans or promissory notes

Synonyms

pay_off

Related terms

pay redemption

3
[ verb ] exchange or buy back for money; under threat

Synonyms

ransom

4
[ verb ] (business) convert into cash; of commercial papers

Related terms

cash redeemer

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