- a person who redeems.
- (initial capital letter) Jesus Christ.
Origin of redeemer
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Related Words for redeemersavior, redeemer, rescuer, deliverer, emancipator, lord, Christ, Jesus, Messiah, Emmanuel, freer
- The Redeemer Jesus Christ as having brought redemption to mankind
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early 15c., agent noun from redeem. Originally in the Christian sense, "Savior of the world, Jesus Christ;" it replaced earlier redemptor.
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