Definition of Redemptive

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or resulting in redemption. "A redemptive theory about life"

Exact synonyms: Redemptional, Redemptory
Partainyms: Redemption, Redemption, Redemption
Derivative terms: Redemption, Redeem, Redeem



2. Adjective. Bringing about salvation or redemption from sin. "Redemptive (or redeeming) love"
Exact synonyms: Redeeming, Saving
Similar to: Good
Derivative terms: Redeem

Definition of Redemptive

1. a. Serving or tending to redeem; redeeming; as, the redemptive work of Christ.

Definition of Redemptive

1. Adjective. of something that is redeeming; being of redemption or saving ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redemptive

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Redemptive

redemonstrate
redemonstrated
redemonstrates
redemonstrating
redemptible
redemption
redemption game
redemptional
redemptionaries
redemptionary
redemptioner
redemptioners
redemptionist
redemptionists
redemptions
redemptive (current term)
redemptorist
redemptory
redenied
redenies
redenominate
redenominated
redenominates
redenominating
redented
redeny
redenying
redeploy
redeployed
redeploying

Literary usage of Redemptive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Theology of the Old Testament by Andrew Bruce Davidson, Stewart Dingwall Fordyce Salmond (1904)
"The prophet's redemptive or religious conception of Israel exhausts Israel. ... The redemptive Attributes. These general remarks lead us to refer more ..."

2. The Redemption of the City by Charles Hatch Sears (1911)
"II THE MUNICIPALITY AS A redemptive AGENT PURPOSE OF CHAPTER To show the ... To speak Apparent of the modern city as a redemptive force may well seem a ..."

3. Recent Advances in Theistic Philosophy of Religion by James Lindsay (1897)
"For it knows that such new and larger consciousness of God, as springs out of this redemptive indwelling of God in man, it was the design of the redemptive ..."

4. The Christian View of God and the World as Centring in the Incarnation by James Orr (1893)
"It is significant that the most unbiassed modern inquiry into Christ,s teaching recognises that He attributed a redemptive virtue to His death, ..."

5. The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia by James Orr (1915)
"Place of directed to the building up of the Revelation kingdom of God in the world, that it is among the sometimes confounded with them or redemptive ..."

6. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1890)
"... IN redemptive WORK. BY REV. ALEXANDER MACKAY-SMITH, D.Dy " And he went up, and lay upon the child, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon ..."

7. History of Christian Doctrine by Henry Clay Sheldon (1886)
"They included Christ's obedience in life, as well as His voluntary death, in the redemptive price. 2. They gave Christ more distinctly and directly the ..."

8. History of Christian Doctrine by Henry Clay Sheldon (1886)
"In conjunction with other views, the theory found place that the redemptive work was specially connected with the rights and the dominion of Satan. ..."

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