redeemable

[ ri-dee-muh-buhl ]
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adjective
  1. capable of being redeemed.

  2. that will be redeemed: bonds redeemable in 10 years.

Origin of redeemable

1
First recorded in 1605–15; redeem + -able
  • Also re·demp·ti·ble [ri-demp-tuh-buhl]. /rɪˈdɛmp tə bəl/.

Other words from redeemable

  • re·deem·a·bil·i·ty, re·deem·a·ble·ness, noun
  • re·deem·a·bly, adverb
  • non·re·deem·a·ble, adjective
  • non·re·demp·ti·ble, adjective
  • un·re·deem·a·ble, adjective
  • un·re·deem·a·bly, adverb

Words Nearby redeemable

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How to use redeemable in a sentence

  • It is said that all perpetual annuities are essentially redeemable.

    What is Property? | P. J. Proudhon
  • He made it an asset and began to issue celestial notes, countersigned by himself and made redeemable in Heaven.

    Marse Henry (Vol. 2) | Henry Watterson
  • The promises of theology cannot be made good till after death; ours are all redeemable in this life.

    Flowers of Freethought | George W. Foote

British Dictionary definitions for redeemable

redeemable

redemptible (rɪˈdɛmptəbəl)

/ (rɪˈdiːməbəl) /


adjective(of bonds, shares, etc)
  1. subject to cancellation by repayment at a specified date or under specified conditions

  2. payable in or convertible into cash

Derived forms of redeemable

  • redeemability, noun
  • redeemably, adverb

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