Synonyms for expiates
- atone for
- do penance
- pay one's dues
- square things
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXPIATES
The soul, in its transmigration, expiates the sins committed in a former state of being.
The blood that expiates and the water that cleanses flowed from the pierced side of a crucified Christ.
Fourth act—he expiates his crime and sees a chance to regain happiness after a long, weary probation.
Nearly every man who expiates a crime upon the gallows is a believer in the Bible.
There she expiates her wrong-doing by a life of devotion and expresses the utmost affection for me.
So he renounces his desires, and expiates the sin of being alive by retirement from the world.