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