1. [ verb ] from sins, as in religious dogma
Synonyms: save deliver
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
Related terms: exchange crime ransom ransom ransom
4. [ verb ] (business) convert into cash; of commercial papers
Related terms: cash redeemer
Similar spelling:   retem