redeem (v.) Old form(s): redeeme
[of time lost] get back, buy back, make amends for
1H4 I.ii.215[Prince Hal alone] Redeeming time when men think least I will [i.e.making up for lost time]
1H6 II.v.108[Richard to Mortimer] would some part of my young years / Might but redeem the passage of your age!
E3 III.ii.18[First Citizen to First Frenchman, of the carefree grasshopper] too late he would redeem his time
Sonn.100.5[] Return, forgetful Muse, and straight redeem / In gentle numbers time so idly spent
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