from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who redeems.
  • n. Christianity Jesus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who redeems; who provides redemption

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who redeems.
  • n. Specifically, the Savior of the world, Jesus Christ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who redeems, ransoms, or atones for another. See redemption.
  • n. Specifically The Saviour of the world, Jesus Christ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who redeems or buys back (promissory notes or merchandise or commercial paper etc.)
  • n. 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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