a person who redeems.
(initial capital letter) Jesus Christ.

Origin of redeemer

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at redeem, -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for redeemer



The Redeemer Jesus Christ as having brought redemption to mankind
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Word Origin and History for redeemer

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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