- an act of redeeming or atoning for a fault or mistake, or the state of being redeemed.
- deliverance; rescue.
- Theology. deliverance from sin; salvation.
- atonement for guilt.
- repurchase, as of something sold.
- paying off, as of a mortgage, bond, or note.
- recovery by payment, as of something pledged.
- conversion of paper money into specie.