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[ri-dee-mer] /rɪˈdi mər/
a person who redeems.
(initial capital letter) Jesus Christ.
Origin of redeemer
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English; see redeem, -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Yet the struggle from outcast to redeemer is the same, only this time, it is because the super-humans come together as a family.
British Dictionary definitions for redeemer


The Redeemer, Jesus Christ as having brought redemption to mankind
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for redeemer

early 15c., agent noun from redeem. Originally in the Christian sense, "Savior of the world, Jesus Christ;" it replaced earlier redemptor.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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redeemer in the Bible

Heb. goel; i.e., one charged with the duty of restoring the rights of another and avenging his wrongs (Lev. 25:48, 49; Num. 5:8; Ruth 4:1; Job 19:25; Ps. 19:14; 78:35, etc.). This title is peculiarly applied to Christ. He redeems us from all evil by the payment of a ransom (q.v.). (See REDEMPTION.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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