Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb redeem

6 senses of redeem

Sense 1
deliver, redeem, save -- (save from sins)

Sense 2
redeem -- (restore the honor or worth of)
       => restore, reinstate, reestablish -- (bring back into original existence, use, function, or position; "restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne")

Sense 3
redeem -- (to turn in (vouchers or coupons) and receive something in exchange)
       => exchange, change, interchange -- (give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year")

Sense 4
ransom, redeem -- (exchange or buy back for money; under threat)
       => exchange, change, interchange -- (give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year")

Sense 5
redeem, pay off -- (pay off (loans or promissory notes))
       => pay -- (give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please")

Sense 6
redeem -- (convert into cash; of commercial papers)
       => cash, cash in -- (exchange for cash; "I cashed the check as soon as it arrived in the mail")

Antonyms of adj redeeming

2 senses of redeeming

Sense 1
redemptive, redeeming (prenominal), saving (prenominal) -- (bringing about salvation or redemption from sin; "saving faith"; "redemptive (or redeeming) love")

INDIRECT (VIA good) -> evil -- (morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds")

Sense 2
redeeming (prenominal) -- (compensating for some fault or defect; "the redeeming feature of the plan is its simplicity"; "his saving grace was his sense of humor")

INDIRECT (VIA good) -> bad -- (having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice")

Similarity of adj redeeming

2 senses of redeeming

Sense 1
redemptive, redeeming (prenominal), saving (prenominal) -- (bringing about salvation or redemption from sin; "saving faith"; "redemptive (or redeeming) love")
       => good (vs. evil) -- (morally admirable)

Sense 2
redeeming (prenominal) -- (compensating for some fault or defect; "the redeeming feature of the plan is its simplicity"; "his saving grace was his sense of humor")
       => good (vs. bad) -- (having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office")

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