redempcioun

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French redemption, borrowed itself from Latin redemptio. Doublet of raunsoun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɛdɛmpˈsjuːn/, /rɛˈdɛmpsjun/

Noun[edit]

redempcioun (plural redempcions)

  1. (theology) Redemption or release from sinfulness.
  2. One's method of or path towards redemption or release.
  3. Making redress; repairing a relationship or connection.
  4. A payment or fee, especially one acting as ransom.
  5. Freeing from imprisonment (often involving ransoming)
  6. (rare) Escape from mortality or dying.
  7. (rare) Payment of a tax, charge, or duty.
  8. (theology, rare) Spiritual overhaul or reforming.
  9. (theology, rare) Spiritual remission or forgiving.

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