Variant of atone
- to make amends or reparation (for a wrongdoing, a wrongdoer, etc.)
- Obsolete to be in agreement
Origin: Middle English at-onen, become reconciled ; from at one, inch(es) accord: see at and amp; one
- to make amends for; expiate
- to bring into agreement; reconcile
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