What does the word redemption mean?

Usage examples for redemption

  1. And education was the one means to redemption. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  2. And immediately, as is the way with women, she became as anxious to sacrifice Virginia to this possible redemption of the male as she had been alarmed by the suspicion that such a desire existed in Susan. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  3. He would be disgraced beyond redemption in the eyes of his associates, and in the bosom of his family he would find no solace for public sneers. – Hidden Gold by Wilder Anthony