atone

See also: at one

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EtymologyEdit

From atone (reconciled), from Middle English atone, attone, atoon (agreed, literally at one), equivalent to at +‎ one.

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atone (third-person singular simple present atones, present participle atoning, simple past and past participle atoned)

  1. To make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offence or a crime or a sin one has committed.
  2. (proscribed) To clear (someone else) of wrongdoing, especially by standing as an equivalent.

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atone (masculine and feminine, plural atones)

  1. expressionless
  2. (linguistics) unstressed
  3. (linguistics) mute

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atone f

  1. Feminine plural form of atono

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Last modified on 6 April 2014, at 20:38