动词过去式:redeemed 过去分词:redeemed 现在分词:redeeming 第三人称单数:redeems 形容词:redeemable
em＝to take（取），to buy（买） 变化型 empt
1 (a) [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (from sb/sth) buy back sth by paying the required sum; recover sth 买回或赎回某物
*I redeemed my watch from the pawn shop. 我把手表从当 里赎回来了.
(b) [Tn] pay off (eg a debt); clear 偿清（债务等）; 结清
*redeem a mortgage, loan, etc 偿还抵押借款、贷款等.
(c) [Tn] convert (bonds, shares, etc) into cash or goods 将（债券、股票等）兑换为现金或货物
*This coupon can be redeemed at any of our branches. 这种息票可在我们的任何分行兑现.
2 [Tn] (fml 文) keep (a promise); fulfil 遵守（诺言）; 履行
*redeem one's pledges, obligations 履行誓约、义务.
3 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb (from sth)
(a) obtain the freedom of sb, esp by payment; rescue sb 使某人获得自由; （尤指）为某人赎身; 解救某人
*redeem hostagesfrom captivity 营救禁锢的人质.
(b) (fig 比喻) (of Christ) free or save (mankind) from sin （指耶稣）将人类从罪孽中拯救出来.
(a) make up for faults or deficiencies in (sth); compensate for 补救或弥补（某事物）; 补偿
*The sole redeeming feature of this job is the salary. 这份工作唯其薪水尚可弥补一切之不足.
* The acting was not good enough to redeem the (awfulness of the) play. 该剧（很糟糕）, 演得好也于事无补.
* Jones redeemed his earlier poor performance by scoring two goals. 琼斯射入两球方弥补其初时表现之不足.
(b) save (sb/sth/oneself) from blame; vindicate 使（某人[某事物/自己]）免受责难; 维护
*redeem one's honour 挽回名誉
* The minister redeemed himself in the eyes of the public by resigning. 这位大臣毅然辞职, 维护了自己在公众心目中的声誉.
1【improve something】2 redeem yourself3【get money for something】4【religion】5 redeem a promise/pledge6【get something back】
1400-1500; Language: French;Origin:
rédimer, from Latin
redimere, from emere 'to take, buy'
to make something less bad
= make up for Olivier's performance redeemed an otherwise second-rate play.redeeming quality/feature etc
(=the one good thing about an unpleasant person or thing) The hotel had a single redeeming feature - it was cheap.redeem yourself
to do something that will improve what other people think of you, after you have behaved badly or failed He spent the rest of the game trying to redeem himself after a first-minute mistake.【GET MONEY FOR SOMETHING】
to exchange a piece of paper representing an amount of money for that amount of money or for goods equal in cost to that amount of money You can redeem the coupon at any store.【RELIGION】
to free someone from the power of evil, especially in the Christian religion
→redeemerredeem a promise/pledgeformal
to do what you promised to do The government found itself unable to redeem its election pledges.【GET SOMETHING BACK】
to buy back something which you left with someone you borrowed money fromredeem sth from sth He finally redeemed his watch from the pawnbroker.
1. She had no way to redeem her furniture out of pawn. 她无法赎回她当掉的家具。