Translation of "redeem" - English-Spanish dictionary


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.

redemption /rəˈdempʃən/ noun

the redemption of man by Christ.
past/beyond redemption

too bad to be redeemed or improved

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)