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atonement

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noun atone·ment \ə-ˈtōn-mənt\

Definition of atonement

  1. 1 obsolete :  reconciliation

  2. 2 :  the reconciliation of God and humankind through the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ

  3. 3 :  reparation for an offense or injury :  satisfaction

  4. 4 Christian Science :  the exemplifying of human oneness with God



1513

First Known Use of atonement

1513


ATONEMENT Defined for Kids

atonement

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noun atone·ment \ə-ˈtōn-mənt\

Definition of atonement for Students

  1. :  a making up for an offense or injury





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