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.

redeem

English

Verb

(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

    Antonyms

    * abandon

    Derived terms

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

    reload

    English

    Verb

    (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.