Redeem vs Accept - What's the difference?
In lang=en terms the difference between redeem and accept
is that redeem
is to restore the reputation or honour of oneself or something while accept
is to receive something willingly.
As verbs the difference between redeem and accept
is that redeem
is to recover ownership of something by buying it back while accept
is to receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.
As an adjective accept is
To recover ownership of something by buying it back.
To liberate by payment of a ransom.
To set free by force.
To save, rescue
To clear, release from debt or blame
To expiate, atone (for ...)
(finance) To convert (some bond or security) into cash
To save from a state of sin (and from its consequences).
To repair, restore
To reform, change (for the better)
To restore the reputation or honour of oneself or something.
(archaic) To reclaim
* (recover ownership) buy back, repurchase
* redeem oneself
To receive, especially with a consent, with favour, or with approval.
* (rfdate), Psalms 20:3
- She accepted of a treat.
To admit to a place or a group.
- The Lord accept thy burnt sacrifice.
To regard as proper, usual, true, or to believe in.
- The Boy Scouts were going to accept him as a member.
To receive as adequate or satisfactory.
To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to.
- I accept the fact that Christ lived.
To endure patiently.
- I accept your proposal, amendment, or excuse.
(transitive, legal, business) To agree to pay.
To receive officially
- I accept my punishment.
To receive something willingly.
- to accept the report of a committee
- I accept .
* accept a bill
* accept person
* accept service
* 1599 , (William Shakespeare), , V-ii
- Pass our accept and peremptory answer.