• WordNet 3.6
    • n redeemer someone who redeems or buys back (promissory notes or merchandise or commercial paper etc.)
    • n Redeemer a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Redeemer One who redeems.
    • Redeemer Specifically, the Savior of the world, Jesus Christ.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n redeemer One who redeems, ransoms, or atones for another. See redemption.
    • n redeemer Specifically The Saviour of the world, Jesus Christ.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Redeemer one who redeems or ransoms, esp. Jesus Christ, the Saviour of the world
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  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    “Were art to redeem man, it could do so only by saving him from the seriousness of life and restoring him to an unexpected boyishness.”
  • Bertrand Russell
    “The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.”
  • Samuel Butler
    “What is faith but a kind of betting or speculation after all? It should be, I bet that my Redeemer liveth.”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    “He has not a single redeeming defect.”
  • St. Athanasius
    St. Athanasius
    “Jesus whom I know as my Redeemer cannot be less than God.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “We can always redeem the man who aspires and strives.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. redimer—L. redimĕrered-, back, emĕre, to buy.


In literature:

That the cause of the redeemer was to be depressed, before its universal prevalence in the latter days, is plainly revealed.
"Sermons on Various Important Subjects" by Andrew Lee
I shall redeem it at once, for my sake, if not for yours.
"The Palace Beautiful" by L. T. Meade
Smollett's forte was in the broadly humorous, and this is all that redeems this work from utter absurdity.
"English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History" by Henry Coppee
They clung about him as captives about their redeemer.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Awfully important question, Am I redeeming the time?
"The Biography of Robert Murray M'Cheyne" by Andrew A. Bonar
Our Redeemer does all things well.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
He worked and contributed for the ragged schools of England, by which over 200,000 poor children of London were redeemed.
"T. De Witt Talmage" by T. De Witt Talmage
The blood of man should never be shed but to redeem the blood of man.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
It might be said that the world has two kinds of redeemers, its cross-redeemers and its success-redeemers.
"Crowds" by Gerald Stanley Lee
Such an opportunity of saving God's elect, of redeeming the innocent, was in his eyes a gift from Heaven.
"Count Hannibal A Romance of the Court of France" by Stanley J. Weyman

In poetry:

Columbia redeemed
From slavery's bitter sway;
The name she once blasphemed,
Her hope and stay!
"Redeemed!" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell
In my Redeemer's name,
I give myself to Thee;
And all unworthy as I am
My God will cherish me.
"Confidence" by Anne Bronte
I knew that my Redeemer lived;
I did not fear to die;
Full sure that I should rise again
To immortality.
"In Memory Of A Happy Day In February" by Anne Bronte
Thus the Redeemer came
By water and by blood;
And when the Spirit speaks the same,
We feel his witness good.
"Hymn 9" by Isaac Watts
The Church of God is one:
One blessèd hope have we;
Our dear Redeemer’s sure return
His saints to glorify.
"The Church Of God Is One" by Daniel Webster Moody
This is the glorious day
That our Redeemer made,
Let us rejoice and sing and pray:
Let all the church be glad.
"Hymn 4" by Noah Calwell W Cannon

In news:

Lis & the Single Girl: Gift Cards Are Popular Gifts But Only If You Redeem Them.
"People Like Us": We All Get Redeemed in the End.
The author's most recent novel is about a man who loses his grip with reality and needs to redeem himself.
The Jewish Federation of Atlantic & Cape May Counties started a special fund to help rebuild The Church of the Redeemer in Longport.
FAITH, FREEDOM AND A KIDNEY: Redeemed by a daughter.
SHS volleyball redeems September Palisade loss.
It's a city-wide celebration as churches and the community of Jerome and surrounding area come together to worship Jesus, our Redeemer & King.
From left, Todd Fasenmeyer, Holy Redeemer.
Redeeming the Enlightenment Christianity and the Liberal Virtues Bruce K Ward Eerdmans, $26, 264 pp.
Redeemed Rolls Gate to Wire in Brooklyn Romp.
Redeemed dominates the Brooklyn Handicap.
Redeemed overcame an outside post to lead every step of the way in the $200,000 Brooklyn Handicap (gr II), romping to victory by 10 lengths at Belmont Park June 8 (VIDEO).
You have waiting all this year to redeem yourself from last year's turkey tragedy don't forget your best friend.
Easter bread, made at Holy Redeemer Parish in Ellwood City.
You have 31 days from the date of publication to redeem your vehicle.

In science:

But Nature is quite capable of surprising us, as witness the evidence for a significant cosmological constant, which a few years ago was generally considered to have no socially redeeming value.
Concluding Remarks on New Cosmological Data and the Values of the Fundamental Parameters
Thus, we again need to redeem one power of λ via a ξ ′ differentiation, see above.
Decay for the wave and Schroedinger evolutions on manifolds with conical ends, Part I
Reference directed indexing: Redeeming relevance for subject search in citation indexes.
Scientific Paper Summarization Using Citation Summary Networks
It is still not too late for theorists to redeem their past failures to successfully predict anything in the neutrino sector by making a genuine prediction which can be tested by experiment.
Neutrino Mass and Mixing with Discrete Symmetry
Gravitational lensing offers us a chance to redeem ourselves.
Gravitational Lensing: Recent Progress and Future Goals - Conference Summary