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Definition of "redeem" []

  • To recover ownership of by paying a specified sum. (verb-transitive)
  • To pay off (a promissory note, for example). (verb-transitive)
  • To turn in (coupons, for example) and receive something in exchange. (verb-transitive)
  • To fulfill (a pledge, for example). (verb-transitive)
  • To convert into cash: redeem stocks. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "redeem" in a sentence
  • "The tea-partiers would, in short, redeem the Obama administration's political fortunes, no matter what."
  • "CNN's Larry Smith spoke earlier with the so-called redeem team."
  • "I have TWO adword redeem coupon of worth Rs: 1500 (INR) (its in Indian currency). please post the highest price that you can give me for this coupon .."