Definition and Meanings for atonement
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Part of Speech of atonement
Etymology of atonement
Meaning of atonement
- reconciliation; restoration of friendly relations; agreement; concord.
- satisfaction or reparation made by giving an equivalent for an injury, or by doing of suffering that which will be received in satisfaction for an offense or injury; expiation; amends; -- with for. specifically, in theology: the expiation of sin made by the obedience, personal suffering, and death of christ.