The definition of a payment is all or part of what is owed by someone.
To set free from confinement or bondage:
(Chem.) To free from combination in a compound
The cost at which something is obtained:
The discharge of a debt or obligation.
To regain the use of (a faculty) or be restored to (a normal or usual condition):
To manage to reach again:
To free from restraints or inhibitions.
To prevent the imposition of a scheduled or expected punishment, especially temporarily.
(Theol.) To deliver from sin and its penalties
To make amends or reparation for; atone for:
To rescue or save:
money demanded for the return of a captured person
Money or some other benefit given to a person in power, especially a public official, in an effort to cause the person to take a particular action.
Free means to release or let go.
Find another word for ransom. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ransom, like: payment, release, rescue, deliver, liberate, price, payoff, recover, regain, emancipate and unchain.