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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. make amends for;
- Example: "expiate one's sins"
[syn: expiate, aby, abye, atone]

2. turn away from sin or do penitence;
[syn: repent, atone]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.] [1913 Webster] He and Aufidius can no more atone Than violentest contrariety. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To stand as an equivalent; to make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offense or a crime. [1913 Webster] The murderer fell, and blood atoned for blood. --Pope. [1913 Webster] The ministry not atoning for their former conduct by any wise or popular measure. --Junius. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Atone \A*tone"\, v. t. 1. To set at one; to reduce to concord; to reconcile, as parties at variance; to appease. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I would do much To atone them, for the love I bear to Cassio. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To unite in making. [Obs. & R.] [1913 Webster] The four elements . . . have atoned A noble league. --Ford. [1913 Webster] 3. To make satisfaction for; to expiate. [1913 Webster] Or each atone his guilty love with life. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

atone v 1: make amends for; "expiate one's sins" [syn: expiate, aby, abye, atone] 2: turn away from sin or do penitence [syn: repent, atone]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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