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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈtəʊn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈtoʊn/
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  • Rhymes: -əʊn

VerbEdit

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

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

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AdjectiveEdit

atone (plural atones)

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

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AdjectiveEdit

atone

  1. Feminine plural of adjective atono.

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