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redeem

re·deem

redeem

 
pronunciation:
rih dim
part of speech: verb
inflections: redeemed, redeeming, redeems
definition 1: to exchange for cash, prizes, or other goods.
I redeemed my coupon for a free soda.
synonyms:
exchange
similar words:
cash, collect on
definition 2: to make up for; balance.
The player struck out, but he redeemed himself later when he hit a home run.
synonyms:
atone for, offset
similar words:
balance, compensate