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a·tone

atone

 
pronunciation:
ton
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part of speech: verb
inflections: atones, atoning, atoned
definition: to make up for; make amends.
She atoned for her crime by paying a fine.
synonyms:
make amends
similar words:
pay
derivations: atonable (adj.), atoner (n.)
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