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Verb: atone  u'town
  1. Make up for, compensate or make reparation for wrongdoing or causing offence
    "atone one's sins";
    - expiate, aby [archaic], abye [archaic], make amends
  2. Turn away from sin or do penitence
    - repent

Derived forms: atoned, atoning, atones

Type of: compensate, correct, redress, right

Encyclopedia: Atone