Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Intermediate Dictionary
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
atone

a·tone

atone

 
pronunciation:
ton
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: verb
inflections: atoned, atones, atoning
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.)
Word Explorer
See
  crime, moral