Translation of "redeem" - English-Spanish dictionary

redeem

verb uk /rɪˈdiːm/ us

formal to make something or someone seem less bad

compensar, salvar
A poor game was redeemed in the second half by a superb performance from Anthony Edwards.
He was an hour late, but he redeemed himself in her eyes by giving her a huge bunch of flowers.
She took me to see a really dull film, the only redeeming feature of which (= the only thing which prevented it from being completely bad) was the soundtrack.

to get something back

desempeñar
She managed to save enough money to redeem her jewellery from the pawn shop.
redeem a coupon, voucher, etc.

to exchange a piece of paper representing a particular amount of money for that amount of money or for goods to this value

canjear

formal to carry out a promise or pay back a debt

pagar, liquidar, cumplir
The amount required to redeem the mortgage was £358,587.

(in Christianity) to free people from sin

redimir
‘Jesus,’ said the priest, ‘saved and redeemed mankind by taking our sins upon himself.’

(Translation of “redeem” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

redeem

verb /rəˈdiːm/

to buy back (something that has been pawned)

desempeñar, rescatar
I’m going to redeem my gold watch.

to set (a person) free by paying a ransom; (of Jesus Christ) to free (a person) from sin.

rescatar; redimir

to compensate for or cancel out the faults of

redimir, expiar
His willingness to work redeemed him in her eyes.
Redeemer noun

(often with the) Jesus Christ.

Redentor
redemption /rəˈdempʃən/ noun

redención
the redemption of man by Christ.
past/beyond redemption

too bad to be redeemed or improved

irremediable
This report is so badly written that it’s almost beyond redemption.
redeeming feature noun

a good quality that somewhat makes up for the bad qualities in a person or thing

cualidad que salva a alguien o a algo, punto favorable
His one redeeming feature is that he is completely honest in what he says.

(Translation of “redeem” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)