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Meaning of 贖

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(Simplified: 赎)
Pinyin: shú
English Definition: to redeem; to ransom
Chinese Definition:
①用財物換回抵押品:贖當(dàng)。贖身。贖金。贖買。
②用行動抵銷、彌補罪過:立功贖罪。
Antonyms:
Total strokes: 22; Radical:
Ideographic: To sell a soul for money ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ bèi ] sea shell; money, currency
    • [ mài ] to sell; to betray; to show off
Example Words
贖罪 shú zuì to atone for one's crime; to buy freedom from punishment; redemption; atonement
贖金 shú jīn ransom
贖回 shú huí to redeem
More: 贖* | *贖 | *贖*
Example Sentences
1
Crews are usually freed after a ransom is paid.
2
Thou hast with thine arm redeemed thy people, the sons of Jacob and Joseph. Selah.
3
And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.
4
The creditors also point out that a delinquency, like a foreclosure, destroys a credit record.
5
We won't save the patient if we don't do something about the foreclosures.