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redemption

 
Noun redemption has 3 senses
  1. redemption, salvation - (Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
    --1 is a kind of rescue, deliverance, delivery, saving
    --1 has particulars:
     absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin; conversion, rebirth, spiritual rebirth; expiation, atonement, propitiation
    Derived form: verb redeem1
  2. redemption - repayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock)
    --2 is a kind of
    repayment, quittance
    Derived form: verb redeem3
  3. redemption, repurchase, buyback - the act of purchasing back something previously sold
    --3 is a kind of purchase
    Derived form: verb redeem2
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