–verb (used with object)
to buy or pay off; clear by payment: to redeem a mortgage.
to buy back, as after a tax sale or a mortgage foreclosure.
to recover (something pledged or mortgaged) by payment orother satisfaction: to redeem a pawned watch.
to exchange (bonds, trading stamps, etc.) for money orgoods.
to convert (paper money) into specie.
to discharge or fulfill (a pledge, promise, etc.).
to make up for; make amends for; offset (some fault,shortcoming, etc.): His bravery redeemed his youthfulidleness.
to obtain the release or restoration of, as from captivity, by paying a ransom.
i am redeemed. and i didn't have to pay the ransom.