atone for


Synonyms and Antonyms of atone for

  1. to make up for (an offense) tried to atone for forgetting their anniversary by giving his wife a truly extravagant gift Synonyms expiate (for), mend, redeemRelated Words compensate, recompense, reimburse, remunerate, repay; amend, correct, rectify, redress; propitiate

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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