Redemption vs Salvage - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between redemption and salvage

is that redemption is (religious): redemption; salvation while salvage is the rescue of a ship, its crew or its cargo from a hazardous situation or salvage can be .

As a verb salvage is

of property, people or situations at risk, to rescue.

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

    salvage

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) salver, from .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • the rescue of a ship, its crew or its cargo from a hazardous situation
  • the ship, crew or cargo so rescued
  • the compensation paid to the rescuers
  • the similar rescue of property liable to loss; the property so rescued
  • anything that has been put to good use that would otherwise have been wasted
  • damaged
  • * salvage cars auction.
  • Verb

    (salvag)
  • Of property, people or situations at risk, to rescue
  • * {{quote-news
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  • Of discarded goods, to put to use
  • To make new or restore for the use of being saved
  • Derived terms

    * salvageability * salvageable * salvager

    Etymology 2

    Alternative forms.

    Noun

    (en noun)
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