atone - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] formal 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/əˈtəʊn/
present tense
I/you/we/theyatone
he/she/itatones
present participleatoning
past tenseatoned
past participleatoned
  1. to show that you are sorry for doing something bad or wrong

derived word

atonement

noun [uncountable]