redemptive

  • 1 Redemptive — Re*demp tive ( t?v), a. Serving or tending to redeem; redeeming; as, the redemptive work of Christ. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 redemptive — index compensatory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 redemptive — (adj.) 1640s, from redempt (mid 15c., pp. adjective from L. redemptus, pp. of redimere; see REDEMPTION (Cf. redemption)) + IVE (Cf. ive) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 redemptive — [ri demp′tiv] adj. [ML redemptivus] 1. serving to redeem 2. of redemption: Also redemptory …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 redemptive — [[t]rɪde̱mptɪv[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n In Christianity, a redemptive act or quality is something which leads to freedom from the consequences of sin and evil. ...the redemptive power of Christ …

    English dictionary

  • 6 redemptive — adjective 1. bringing about salvation or redemption from sin saving faith redemptive (or redeeming) love • Syn: ↑redeeming, ↑saving • Similar to: ↑good • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 redemptive — adjective Date: 15th century of, relating to, or bringing about redemption < redemptive suffering > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 redemptive — redemptively, adv. /ri demp tiv/, adj. 1. serving to redeem. 2. of, pertaining to, or centering on redemption or salvation: redemptive religions. [1640 50; REDEMPT(ION) + IVE] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 redemptive — adj. Redemptive is used with these nouns: ↑love …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 redemptive — redemption ► NOUN 1) the action of redeeming or of being redeemed. 2) a thing that saves someone from error or evil. DERIVATIVES redemptive adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 redemptive — adjective of something that is redeeming; being of redemption or saving …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 redemptive — Synonyms and related words: Christlike, Christly, apologetic, ascetic, atoning, celestial, cleansing, compensational, compensatory, divine, empyrean, expiatory, godlike, godly, heavenly, incarnate, incarnated, indemnificatory, intercessional,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 redemptive — re|demp|tive [ rı demptıv ] adjective making someone free from evil thoughts and actions, especially in the Christian religion …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 redemptive — re demp·tive || rɪ demptɪv adj. settling a debt through payment; regaining through payment; converting an item into its cash value; delivering from sin or evil; fulfilling, carrying out; making amends …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 redemptive — re·demp·tive …

    English syllables

  • 16 redemptive — UK [rɪˈdemptɪv] / US adjective making someone free from the power of evil, especially in the Christian religion …

    English dictionary

  • 17 redemptive — re•demp•tive [[t]rɪˈdɛmp tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) serving to redeem 2) of, pertaining to, or centering on redemption or salvation • Etymology: 1640–50 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 redemptive — /rəˈdɛmptɪv/ (say ruh demptiv) adjective 1. serving to redeem. 2. denoting or relating to religions of which redemption is a major doctrine …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 Redemptive suffering — is the Roman Catholic belief that human suffering, when accepted and offered up in union with the Passion of Jesus, can remit the just punishment for one s sins or for the sins of another. Like an indulgence, redemptive suffering does not gain… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 Redemptive-Historical Preaching — History = A method of preaching that was forged in the fires of debate in the Reformed churches of the Netherlands in the early 1940s. The debate concerned itself with the question, “how are we to preach the historical narratives of the Bible”?On …

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