Redemption vs Reimbursement - What's the difference?

redemption | reimbursement |


As nouns the difference between redemption and reimbursement

is that redemption is (religious): redemption; salvation while reimbursement is (business|management|accounting) the act of compensating someone for an expense.

redemption

Noun

  • 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

    reimbursement

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (business, management, accounting) The act of compensating someone for an expense.
  • Hypernyms

    * compensation, payment