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Atone - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Atone' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Atone [ v. i.]
- To agree; to be in accordance; to accord.
- To stand as an equivalent; to make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offense or a crime.
2 . Atone [ v. t.]
- To set at one; to reduce to concord; to reconcile, as parties at variance; to appease.
- To unite in making.
- To make satisfaction for; to expiate.

Meaning of 'Atone' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . atone [ v]
Meaning (1):
- make amends for
Example in sentence:
  • expiate one's sins