• Definition for "atone"
    • In order to make amends, in terms of…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "atone"
  • Quotes for "atone"
    • "Neither money nor position can atone…"
    • View More
  • Urban Dictionary for "atone"
    • awesome, man with big penis, acutely…
    • View More

atone definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • In order to make amends, in terms of a sin or fault: These crimes must be atoned for.
    • Archaic To concur.
    • To concur; to stay in conformity; to accord.
    • to face as an equivalent; to create reparation, payment, or amends, for an offense or a crime.
    • to help make amends, in terms of a sin or fault: These crimes must certanly be atoned for.
    • Archaic To concur.
    • To concur; to stay in accordance; to accord.
    • To stand as an equivalent; to help make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offense or a crime.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To expiate.
    • Archaic To conciliate; appease: "So paradise, atoned, shall dying Greece restore” ( Alexander Pope).
    • Obsolete To reconcile or harmonize.
    • To set at one; to cut back to concord; to reconcile, as functions at variance; to appease.
    • To unite in making.
    • In order to make pleasure for; to expiate.
    • To expiate.
    • Archaic To conciliate; appease: "So paradise, atoned, shall dying Greece restore” ( Alexander Pope).
    • Obsolete To reconcile or harmonize.
    • to create at one; to lessen to concord; to get together again, as functions at variance; to appease.
    • To unite for making.
    • To make pleasure for; to expiate.
  • verb:
    • In order to make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offence or a crime or a sin one has committed.
    • To clear (somebody else) of wrongdoing, especially by standing as an equivalent.
    • turn away from sin or do penitence
    • make amends for
    • to help make reparation, payment, or amends, for an offence or a crime or a sin one has dedicated.
    • To clear (another person) of wrongdoing, particularly by standing as an equivalent.
    • change from sin or do penitence
    • make amends for
  • preposition:
    • See At one, inside Vocabulary.
    • See At one, inside Vocabulary.
  • others:
    • In concord or friendship; in arrangement (with each other). e., becoming or bring in or even to a situation of arrangement or reconciliation.
    • of the identical opinion; decided.
    • Collectively.
    • At one; reconciled.
    • Together; simultaneously.
    • becoming at one; recognize; maintain accordance; accord.
    • to create reparation, amends, or satisfaction, as for an offense or a crime, and for an offender: with for.
    • to create up, as for errors or inadequacies; be a set-off or palliative.
    • to carry into concord; reconcile, as parties at difference.
    • to set up conformity; harmonize.
    • To unite in developing.
    • To conciliate; appease.
    • To expiate; solution or make satisfaction for.
    • In concord or friendship; in contract (with one another). e., become or bring in or even a state of arrangement or reconciliation.
    • Of the same viewpoint; assented.
    • Collectively.
    • At one; reconciled.
    • Together; simultaneously.
    • to-be at one; consent; maintain conformity; agreement.
    • To make reparation, amends, or pleasure, in terms of an offense or a crime, or for an offender: with concerning.
    • To make up, for errors or inadequacies; be a set-off or palliative.
    • to carry into concord; reconcile, as parties at variance.
    • to set up accordance; harmonize.
    • To unite in forming.
    • To conciliate; appease.
    • To expiate; solution or make pleasure for.
  • noun:
    • in arrangement or concord. See At one, in the Vocab.
    • in arrangement or concord. See At one, in the Vocab.
718 votes

How would you define atone?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!