Atonement

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Atonement->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ atonement
atonement
reparation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ compromise
compromise
composition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ compensation
compensation
&c. 30
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ quittance
quittance
quits
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ expiation
expiation
redemption
reclamation
conciliation
propitiation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ indemnification
indemnification
redress
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ amends
amends
apology
amende honorable
satisfaction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ peace offering
peace offering
sin offering
burnt offering
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ scapegoat
scapegoat
sacrifice
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ penance
penance
fasting
maceration
sackcloth and ashes
white sheet
shrift
flagellation
lustration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ purgation
purgation
purgatory
PARAG:Atonement->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ atone
atone
atone for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ expiate
expiate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ propitiate
propitiate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make amends
make amends
make good
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ reclaim
reclaim
redeem
repair
ransom
absolve
purge
shrive
do penance
stand in a white sheet
repent in sackcloth and ashes
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ set one's house in order
set one's house in order
wipe off old scores
make matters up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ pay the forfeit
pay the forfeit
pay the penalty
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ apologize
apologize
beg pardon
fair l'amende honorable
give satisfaction
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ come down on one's knees
come down on one's knees
fall down on one's knees
down on one's marrow bones

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • ATONEMENT — (Heb. כִּפִֻּרים, kippurim, from the verb כפר). The English word atonement ( at one ment ) significantly conveys the underlying Judaic concept of atonement, i.e., reconciliation with God. Both the Bible and rabbinical theology reflect the belief… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Atonement — A*tone ment, n. 1. (Literally, a setting at one.) Reconciliation; restoration of friendly relations; agreement; concord. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] By whom we have now received the atonement. Rom. v. 11. [1913 Webster] He desires to make atonement… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • atonement — ► NOUN 1) amends for a wrong or injury. 2) (the Atonement) Christian Theology the reconciliation of God and mankind through the death of Jesus Christ …   English terms dictionary

  • atonement — [ə tōn′mənt] n. 1. the act of atoning 2. satisfaction given for wrongdoing, injury, etc.; amends; expiation 3. Obs. agreement or reconciliation the Atonement Christian Theol. the redeeming of humanity and its reconciliation with God through the… …   English World dictionary

  • atonement — index compensation, expiation, reparation (indemnification), restitution, retribution, trover Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • atonement — Satisfaction or reparation of a wrong or injury; to make up for errors or deficiencies. (Dictionary of Canadian Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • atonement — 1510s, condition of being at one (with others), from ATONE (Cf. atone) + MENT (Cf. ment). Meaning reconciliation (especially of sinners with God) is from 1520s; that of propitiation of an offended party is from 1610s …   Etymology dictionary

  • atonement — expiation (see under EXPIATE) Analogous words: compensating or compensation, offsetting (see corresponding verbs at COMPENSATE): conciliation, propitiation, appeasement (see corresponding verbs at PACIFY): *reparation, amends …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • atonement — [n] compensation amends, expiation, indemnification, payment, penance, propitiation, recompense, redemption, redress, reparation, restitution, satisfaction; concepts 126,337 …   New thesaurus

  • Atonement — The atonement is a doctrine found within both Christianity and Judaism. It describes how sin can be forgiven by God. In Judaism, Atonement is said to be the process of forgiving or pardoning a transgression. This was originally accomplished… …   Wikipedia

  • atonement — /euh tohn meuhnt/, n. 1. satisfaction or reparation for a wrong or injury; amends. 2. (sometimes cap.) Theol. the doctrine concerning the reconciliation of God and humankind, esp. as accomplished through the life, suffering, and death of Christ.… …   Universalium

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