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Definition of Atone


  1. To agree; to be in accordance; to accord.
  2. To stand as an equivalent; to make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offense or a crime.
  3. To set at one; to reduce to concord; to reconcile, as parties at variance; to appease.
  4. To unite in making.
  5. To make satisfaction for; to expiate.

Atone Quotations

Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable.
Richard Steele

We fear doing too little when we should do more. Then atone by doing too much, when perhaps we should do less.
Robert Trout

Undeservedly you will atone for the sins of your fathers.

For a murderous blow let murderous blow atone.

Neither money nor position can atone to me for low birth.
Anthony Trollope
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Atone Translations

atone in French is expions, expient, expier, expiez
atone in Italian is espiare, espiare
atone in Spanish is vindicar, expiar
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