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atone Explained

atone at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ə'təun]

atone at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [I] formal [Date: 1500-1600; Origin: at one 'in agreement']// to do something to show that you are sorry for having done something wrong// atone for// --Richard was anxious to atone for his thoughtlessness.//

atone at French => English Of Explained:

unimpressive

atone at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

70 Moby Thesaurus words for "atone":
accord, answer, appease, assonate, atone for, attune,
be harmonious, be in tune, blend, chime, chord, compensate,
conciliate, cover, do penance, expiate, fill up, give and take,
give satisfaction, harmonize, indemnify, kick back, live down,
make amends, make compensation, make good, make matters up,
make reparation, make restitution, make right, make up for,
make up to, melodize, musicalize, pay, pay back, pay damages,
pay in kind, pay the forfeit, pay the penalty, propitiate,
put in tune, quit, recompense, recoup, rectify, redeem, redress,
refund, reimburse, remedy, repair, repay, requite, retaliate,
satisfy, set right, sound in tune, sound together, square,
square it, square things, string, symphonize, synchronize,
tone down, tone up, tune, tune up, voice

Atone at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Atone \A*tone"\ ([.a]*t[=o]n"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Atoned}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Atoning}.] [From at one,, i. e., to be, or
cause to be, at one. See {At one}.]
1. To agree; to be in accordance; to accord. [Obs.]

He and Aufidius can no more atone Than violentest
contrariety. --Shak.

2. To stand as an equivalent; to make reparation,
compensation, or amends, for an offense or a crime.

The murderer fell, and blood atoned for blood.
--Pope.

The ministry not atoning for their former conduct by
any wise or popular measure. --Junius.

Atone \A*tone"\, v. t.
1. To set at one; to reduce to concord; to reconcile, as
parties at variance; to appease. [Obs.]

I would do much To atone them, for the love I bear
to Cassio. --Shak.

2. To unite in making. [Obs. & R.]

The four elements . . . have atoned A noble league.
--Ford.

3. To make satisfaction for; to expiate.

Or each atone his guilty love with life. --Pope.

atone at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

atone
v 1: make amends for; "expiate one's sins" [syn: {expiate}, {aby},
{abye}]
2: turn away from sin or do penitence [syn: {repent}]

atone at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » at one

English

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Etymology

From Inter: term » |atone|reconciled, from Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » atone|lang=enm, Inter: term » attone|lang=enm, Inter: term » atoon||agreed|lit=at one|lang=enm, equivalent to Inter: compound » at|one|lang=en.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /əˈtəʊn/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /əˈtoʊn/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-atone.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » əʊn
  • one and once are pronounced differently from the related words alone, only and atone. Stressed vowels often become diphthongs over time (Latin bona → Italian buona and Spanish buena), and this happened in the Category: w:en - :Middle Ages|late Middle Ages to the words one and once, first recorded ca 1400: the vowel underwent some changes, from ōn → ōōōn → wōn → wōōn → wŏŏn → wŭn.

    Verb

    Inter: en-verb » aton|ing

  • To make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offence or a crime or a sin one has committed.
    1. Inter: proscribe » d To clear (someone else) of wrongdoing, especially by standing as an equivalent.

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » to make reparation expiate, propitiate

      Derived terms

      Inter: der-top » |

  • atonable
  • atoneable

  • Inter: der-mi » d
    • atonement
    • atoner


    Inter: der-botto » m

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » to make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offence or a crime
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|քավել|tr=k'avel
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|изкупвам
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|odčinit
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hyvittää, Inter: t+ » fi|sovittaa

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t- » de|wiedergutmachen
    • Russian: возмещать, компенсировать
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|dèan rèite
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|expiar


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to clear someone else of wrongdoing
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|թողություն տալ|tr=t'oġut'yun tal
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|изкупвам
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hyvittää, Inter: t+ » fi|sovittaa


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: искупать
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|thoir èirig
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|expiar

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * neato
    • oaten


    Category: Category:English words prefixed with at- -

    French

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » lang=fr|/a.tɔn/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /a.tOn/

    Adjective

    Inter: fr-adj-m » f
  • expressionless
    1. Inter: linguistics » lang=fr unstressed
    2. Inter: linguistics » lang=fr mute


    Italian

    Adjective

    atone {{f}}
  • Feminine plural form of atono

    Anagrams

    * aneto
    • etano


    Category: Category:Italian adjective forms -
    Translation: cs » atone
    Translation: de » atone
    Translation: et » atone
    Translation: el » atone
    Translation: fa » atone
    Translation: fr » atone
    Translation: gl » atone
    Translation: ko » atone
    Translation: io » atone
    Translation: it » atone
    Translation: kn » atone
    Translation: hu » atone
    Translation: mg » atone
    Translation: ml » atone
    Translation: my » atone
    Translation: pl » atone
    Translation: ru » atone
    Translation: fi » atone
    Translation: sv » atone
    Translation: ta » atone
    Translation: te » atone
    Translation: th » atone
    Translation: tr » atone
    Translation: vi » atone
    Translation: zh » atone