verb (used with object)
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Origin of ransom
OTHER WORDS FROM ransomran·som·er, nounun·ran·somed, adjective
Words nearby ransom
Example sentences from the Web for ransomer
Come then the ransomer, and take him hence; If Jove himself command it,—be it so.The Iliad of Homer|Homer
Agias was full of protestations of delight at beholding his intercessor and ransomer.A Friend of Caesar|William Stearns Davis
In order to meet these divine requirements, the ransomer must be a perfect human being.
Since ransom means an exact corresponding price, the ransomer must be exactly like the perfect Adam in Eden.
The divine law definitely shows that the ransomer must be exactly corresponding to Adam, a perfect human being.
British Dictionary definitions for ransomer (1 of 2)
- to keep (prisoners, property, etc) in confinement until payment for their release is made or received
- to attempt to force (a person or persons) to comply with one's demands
Derived forms of ransomransomer, noun
Word Origin for ransom
British Dictionary definitions for ransomer (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with ransomer
see king's ransom.