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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Atone  \A*tone"\  ([.a]*t[=o]n"),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Atoned};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Atoning}.]  [From  at  one,,  i.  e.,  to  be  or 
  cause  to  be  at  one  See  {At  one}.] 
  1.  To  agree;  to  be  in  accordance;  to  accord.  [Obs.] 
 
  He  and  Aufidius  can  no  more  atone  Than  violentest 
  contrariety.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  stand  as  an  equivalent;  to  make  reparation, 
  compensation,  or  amends,  for  an  offense  or  a  crime. 
 
  The  murderer  fell,  and  blood  atoned  for  blood. 
  --Pope. 
 
  The  ministry  not  atoning  for  their  former  conduct  by 
  any  wise  or  popular  measure.  --Junius. 




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