atone atone  /ə ˈtoʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) make amends for
  2. (v) turn away from sin or do penitence

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • It was a text message from her boss urging her to boycott Japanese goods from May 1-June 1 to protest Tokyo's refusal to fully atone for its brutal wartime record.

News

  1. Torey Krug keeps his head up

    In the midst of the Bruins’ horrendous first period in Game 2 on Saturday, Torey Krug had a here-we-go-again moment. Krug, whose turnover at his own blue line led to a third-period Chicago goal in Game 1, looked like a kid who was trying to atone for his sin when, early in Game 2, he rushed the puck out of his zone and then promptly handed it over to the Blackhawks, who turned it into a scoring ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Krug keeps his head up

    In the midst of the Bruins’ horrendous first period in Game 2 on Saturday, Torey Krug had a here-we-go-again moment. Krug, whose turnover at his own blue line led to a third-period Chicago goal in Game 1, looked like a kid who was trying to atone for his sin when, early in Game 2, he rushed the puck out of his zone and then promptly handed it over to the Blackhawks, who turned it into a scoring ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Familiar foes on tap for Fisher Cats

    This week the Fisher Cats get a chance to atone for their bad start when they host Akron for a three-game series beginning today at 6:35 p.m.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

Quotes

  1. "I have a lot to atone for, but there's one issue I really want to discuss," Woods said. "Elin never hit me that night or any other night. There has never been an episode of domestic violence."
    on Feb 19, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: Entertainment Weekly

  2. In his brief comments this morning, Spitzer said: "In the past few days I have begun to atone for my private failings. The remorse I feel will always be with me."
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Eliot Spitzer Source: Washington Post

  3. "I just love that he tries to atone for what he's done at the end of the second movie. It was a really nice thing in a kind of mainstream action movie. To have that be your final beat is something I had never seen before, and I liked what that said...
    on Jul 31, 2007 By: Matt Damon Source: FOXNews

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