verb (used with object)
- redear sunfish,
- redeeming feature,
Origin of redeem
Examples from the Web for redeemed
Prizes may not be exchanged or redeemed for cash, sold, or traded.
However, Martin redeemed himself when correctly guessing a fake expletive-laden clue read by Meyers.Amy Poehler and George R.R. Martin Play Game of ‘Game of Thrones’|Alex Chancey|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, she immediately embraces Venkman—himself now redeemed—and the film concludes on a triumphant note.
After praying for forgiveness, Fotros was redeemed by the Imam Ali who gave him back his wings.
American declinism is the prophetic motif: If you will pray, thou shalt be redeemed.Sunday Q&A: Josef Joffe on the Myth of American Decline|Michael Moynihan|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If unsuccessful, she returns to her place and pays a forfeit, which is redeemed at the end of the game.Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium|Jessie H. Bancroft
He was well treated while a prisoner, and redeemed at the close of the war.A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Mary Jemison|James E. Seaver
Of the fifteen millions of fractional currency still outstanding, only about eighty thousand has been redeemed the past year.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
"We trusted that it had been he that should have redeemed Israel," said the two disciples, sadly walking on the way to Emmaus.Religious Studies, Sketches and Poems|Harriet Beecher Stowe
The grabbers had made a clean getaway, and it had been several months later before she heard the boys had been redeemed safely.Legacy|James H Schmitz
Word Origin for redeem
early 15c., "buy back, ransom," from Middle French redemer "buy back," from Latin redimere (see redemption). Theological sense of "deliver from sin and spiritual death" is from c.1500. Meaning "make amends for" is from 1520s. Sense of "make good" (a promise, obligation, etc.) is from 1840. Related: Redeemed; redeeming.