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.

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