verb (used without object), a·toned, a·ton·ing.
verb (used with object), a·toned, a·ton·ing.
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Origin of atone
OTHER WORDS FROM atone
Example sentences from the Web for atone
In shul this week on Yom Kippur, however, I'd rather focus on the atoning I need to do myself.
“You are not polite,” she said, with a glance at his stalwart person which might have indicated that there were atoning merits.The Grey Lady|Henry Seton Merriman
Evidently the hunters had brought in plenty of game and they were atoning for a fast.The Border Watch|Joseph A. Altsheler
This, he declares, was the end of Christs mission; this a chief purpose of His atoning death.The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians|G. G. Findlay
British Dictionary definitions for atone
Derived forms of atoneatonable or atoneable, adjectiveatoner, noun
Word Origin for atone
Idioms and Phrases with atone
In agreement, in harmony, as in John and Pat were at one on every subject except her cat, which made him sneeze, or Springtime always makes me feel at one with nature. [1300s]