The release of a captive, or of captured property, by payment of a consideration; redemption; as, prisoners hopeless of ransom.
- The release of property or a person in return for payment of a demanded price.
- The price or payment demanded or paid for such release.
- A redemption from sin and its consequences.
- To obtain the release of by paying a certain price.
- To release after receiving such a payment.
- To deliver from sin and its consequences.