expiate, aby, abye, atone(verb)
make amends for
"expiate one's sins"
turn away from sin or do penitence
To make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offence or a crime or a sin one has committed.
To clear (someone else) of wrongdoing, especially by standing as an equivalent.
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
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
Origin: [From at one, , i. e., to be, or cause to be, at one. See At one.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
at-ōn′, adv. (Spens.) at one, at once, together. [M.E. also attone, earlier atoon, aton, at one, at on.]
at-ōn′, v.i. to give satisfaction or make reparation (with for): to make up for deficiencies: (Shak.) to agree, be in accordance.—v.t. to appease, to expiate: (arch.) harmonise, or reconcile.—ns. Atone′ment, the act of atoning; reconciliation: expiation: reparation: esp. (theol.) the reconciliation of God and man by means of the incarnation and death of Christ; Aton′er.—adv. Aton′ingly. [See Atone, above.]
The numerical value of atone in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of atone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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