Payment vs Redemption - What's the difference?

payment | redemption |

As nouns the difference between payment and redemption

is that payment is (uncountable) the act of paying while redemption is (religious): redemption; salvation.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (uncountable) The act of paying.
  • (countable) A sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services.
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    Derived terms

    * down payment * grease payment * lubrication payment * payment in kind



  • the act of redeeming or something redeemed
  • the recovery, for a fee, of a pawned article
  • salvation from sin
  • rescue upon payment of a ransom
  • Derived terms

    * beyond redemption * past redemption * redemption fatigue * redemption price * redemption value