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REDEEM Definition & Legal Meaning

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To buy back. To liberate an estate or article from mortgage or pledge by paying the debt for which it s^ood as security. To repurchase in a literal sense; as, to redeem one’s land from a tax-sale. See Maxwell v. Foster, 67 S. C. 377, 45 S. E. 027; Miller v. Ratterman, 47 Ohio St. 141, 24 N. E. 496; Swearingen v. Roberts, 12 Neb. 333, 11 N. W. 325; Pace v. Bartles, 47 N. J. Eq. 170, 20 Atl. 352.


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