Atone - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈtoʊn|  American pronunciation of the word atone
Brit.  |əˈtəʊn|  British pronunciation of the word atone

verb

- make amends for (syn: aby, abye, expiate)
- turn away from sin or do penitence (syn: repent)

Examples

Richard was anxious to atone for his thoughtlessness.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: atone
he/she/it: atones
present participle: atoning
past tense: atoned
past participle: atoned
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