What does atone mean?

Definitions for atoneəˈtoʊn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word atone.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. expiate, aby, abye, atone(verb)

    make amends for

    "expiate one's sins"

  2. repent, atone(verb)

    turn away from sin or do penitence


  1. atone(Verb)

    To make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offence or a crime or a sin one has committed.

  2. atone(Verb)

    To clear (someone else) of wrongdoing, especially by standing as an equivalent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Atone(verb)

    to agree; to be in accordance; to accord

  2. Atone(verb)

    to stand as an equivalent; to make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offense or a crime

  3. Atone(verb)

    to set at one; to reduce to concord; to reconcile, as parties at variance; to appease

  4. Atone(verb)

    to unite in making

  5. Atone(verb)

    to make satisfaction for; to expiate

  6. Origin: [From at one, , i. e., to be, or cause to be, at one. See At one.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Atone

    at-ōn′, adv. (Spens.) at one, at once, together. [M.E. also attone, earlier atoon, aton, at one, at on.]

  2. Atone

    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.]

Anagrams for atone »

  1. oaten

  2. neato


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of atone in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of atone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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