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Definition of "atoning" []

  • Present participle of atone. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "atoning" in a sentence
  • "It involves making up for or, yes, "atoning" for a poor performance."
  • "That Jesus saw his imminent death in Jerusalem as a kind of atoning sacrifice may also have come from Jesus, although I am much less sure."
  • "That march of a million men, for all its pride and promise, bears the ineradicable stain of ignorant and spiteful prejudice -- and in all the talk of "atoning," there was no atoning for that."
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