What does atone mean?

Definitions for atone
əˈtoʊnatone

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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

Wiktionary

  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

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How to say atone in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of atone in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    Guilty conscience goes to Crafty Guru to atone for own sin.

  2. Kaname Harada:

    This is the least I can do to atone for the bad feelings I have.

  3. College Republicans:

    I definitely believe people deal with racism, what I disagree with is this newfound notion of how white privilege is the new thing we have to atone for.

  4. Lauren Cooley:

    What I disagree with is this newfound notion of how white privilege is the new thing we have to atone for. i think just the way that it's been sensationalized is the reason that so many conservatives are pushing back against it.

  5. Kaname Harada:

    There is nothing more miserable than war in this world. We should raise our voices to let the next generation become aware of this, and ask to them to maintain peace, this is the least I can do to atone for the bad feelings I have.

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