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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•toneəˈtoʊn(v.)a•toned, a•ton•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to make amends, as for an offense or error or for an offender (usu. fol. by for):

    to atone for one's sins.

  2. Obs. to become reconciled; agree.

  3. (v.t.)to make amends for; expiate.

  4. Obs. to bring into unity, accord, etc.

Origin of atone:

1545–55; back formation from atonement

a•ton′ing•ly(adv.)

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  1. atoningly(Adverb)

    in an atoning manner

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