verb (used without object), a·toned, a·ton·ing.
verb (used with object), a·toned, a·ton·ing.
Origin of atone
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Contemporary Examples of atones
Ganz: This is where everyone makes their decisions and atones with their fathers.‘Community’: Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown, Gillian Jacobs & Megan Ganz Roundtable
February 28, 2012
Historical Examples of atones
And one which atones for its folly in assisting people into the world by its efficacy in assisting them out of it again.The Prude's Progress
Jerome K. Jerome
The good American is, as a rule, pretty hard upon roguery, but he atones for his austerity by an amiable toleration of rogues.The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays
And in that holy moment I saw into the inner heaven of woman's love, which purifies and atones for the world.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes
It also atones for sins, and lessens the purgatorial period after death; this is another.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
If He atones for the sin of mankind, He can be then the restorer;—the one is as much part of His character as the other.Jesus Fulfils the Law
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