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synonyms for atone for

  • balance
  • cancel out
  • counteract
  • equal
  • negate
  • neutralize
  • outweigh
  • account
  • charge
  • counterpoise
  • counterpose
  • countervail
  • equalize
  • equipoise
  • recompense
  • redeem
  • requite
  • allow for
  • be equivalent
  • make amends
  • make up for
  • set off
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antonyms for atone for

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  • approve
  • disproportion
    • lose
    • support
    • approve
    • hurt
    • break
    • penalize
    • forfeit
    • fine
    • deprive
    • worsen
    • validate
    • permit
    • injure
    • destroy
    • damage
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    How to use atone for in a sentence

    Because if that was to atone for man's sin, it was needless, as God could have forgiven man without Himself suffering.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
    REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
    At this stock-taking the number unaccounted-for is twenty-two, several of which are quite recent accessions to the Library.
    REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
    Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    The old gentleman, her father, I have heard, used to atone for his weekday sins with his Sunday devotions.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    But no other instance of for-tened is known, nor yet of crece as short for increes (increase).
    CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
    He does not like children, and is satisfied to have Amy back, and is trying to atone for his former harshness.
    THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
    "You have been very patient, but no doubt you will find something that will atone for my silence there," she said.
    WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
    At length the long looked-for copy arrived, he saw it, composed himself and died, 1543.
    GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
    It was nearly eleven o'clock when the free-for-all running race was announced.
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    WORDS RELATED TO ATONE FOR

    • accept the responsibility for
    • account for
    • atone for
    • be responsible for
    • explain
    • justify
    • pay for
    • take the blame for
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