HyperDic: atone

English > 2 senses of the word atone:
VERBsocialatone, expiate, aby, abyemake amends for
emotionatone, repentturn away from sin or do penitence
atone > pronunciation
Soundsahtow'n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > atone: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmake amends for.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsexpiate, aby, abye
Broaderright, compensate, redress, correctmake reparations or amends for
Spanishenmendarse, enmendar, expiar, pagar
Nounsatonementcompensation for a wrong
English > atone: 2 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningturn away from sin or do penitence.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymrepent
Spanisharrepentirse
Catalanpenedir-se
Nounsatonementthe act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)

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