Redeem vs Reload - What's the difference?

redeem | reload |

As verbs the difference between redeem and reload

is that redeem is to recover ownership of something by buying it back while reload is to load (something) again.




(en verb)
  • 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
  • Synonyms

    * (recover ownership) buy back, repurchase


    * abandon

    Derived terms

    * redeem oneself * redeemable * redeemably * redeemer * unredeemable * unredeemably * unredeemed




    (en verb)
  • To load (something) again
  • (computing) To refresh a copy of a program in memory or of a web page on screen
  • (firearms) to make one's own cartridges using spent (or new) cases and new powder, primer, and bullet/shot.