Redeemer - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rəˈdiːmər|  American pronunciation of the word redeemer
Brit.  |rɪˈdiːmə|  British pronunciation of the word redeemer

noun

- 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) (syn: christ, deliverer, jesus, savior, saviour)
- someone who redeems or buys back (promissory notes or merchandise or commercial paper etc.)

Examples

He was considered the redeemer of the family's reputation.

...the rescued hostages profusely thanked their camouflage-clad redeemers...

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