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re·deem·er

 (rĭ-dē′mər)
n.
1. One who redeems.
2. Redeemer Christianity Jesus.

Redeemer

(rɪˈdiːmə)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) The Redeemer Jesus Christ as having brought redemption to mankind

re•deem•er

(rɪˈdi mər)

n.
1. a person who redeems.
2. (cap.) Jesus Christ.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.redeemer - a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in NazarethRedeemer - 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)
2.redeemer - someone who redeems or buys back (promissory notes or merchandise or commercial paper etc.)
money dealer, money handler - a person who receives or invests or pays out money
Translations
المُخَلِّص
Vykupitel
Frelseren
frelsarinn, endurlausnarinn
Vykupiteľ
Hz.İsa

Redeemer

[rɪˈdiːməʳ] N (Rel) → Redentor m

Redeemer

[rɪˈdiːmər] n (= Christ) → Rédempteur m

Redeemer

n (Rel) → Erlöser m, → Retter m, → Heiland m

Redeemer

[rɪˈdiːməʳ] nRedentore m

redeem

(rəˈdiːm) verb
1. to buy back (something that has been pawned). I'm going to redeem my gold watch.
2. to set (a person) free by paying a ransom; (of Jesus Christ) to free (a person) from sin.
3. to compensate for or cancel out the faults of. His willingness to work redeemed him in her eyes.
Reˈdeemer 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.
redeeming feature
a good quality that somewhat makes up for the bad qualities in a person or thing.
References in classic literature ?
The true cross of the Redeemer was the sin and sorrow of this world-- that was what lay heavy on his heart--and that is the cross we shall share with him, that is the cup we must drink of with him, if we would have any part in that Divine Love which is one with his sorrow.
I am not alarmed," he replied; "I have too long foreseen this event, to feel alarmed at my approaching dissolution--no, for that, blessed be my God and my Redeemer, I am in some degree prepared; but I feel it impossible to shake off the feelings of this life while the pulse continues to beat, and yet the emotions I now experience must be in some measure allied to heaven; they are not impure, they are not selfish; nothing can partake of either, dear Charlotte, where your image is connected with the thoughts of a future world.
And how could I endure to be a man, if man were not also the composer, and riddle-reader, and redeemer of chance!
Now, sir," said he, "though I do not acknowledge your religion, or you mine, yet we would be glad to see the devil's servants and the subjects of his kingdom taught to know religion; and that they might, at least, hear of God and a Redeemer, and the resurrection, and of a future state--things which we all believe; that they might, at least, be so much nearer coming into the bosom of the true Church than they are now in the public profession of idolatry and devil-worship.
John,” said the divine, when the figure of Judge Temple disappeared, the last of the group, “to-morrow is the festival of the nativity of our blessed Redeemer, when the church has appointed prayers and thanksgivings to be offered up by her children, and when all are invited to partake of the mystical elements.
Bethink ye how sad a thing it would be that the blood of the Redeemer should be spilled to no purpose.
It was to both their interests, but they ascribed it to a common love for their Redeemer.
Brott, you are the people's man, their promised redeemer.