Definition of Atonement

Atonement n. means: 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.

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Atonement n. means: 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.

Meaning of Atonement

Atonement (n.) means: 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.

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Expiation (n.): The means by which reparation or atonement for crimes or sins is made; an expiatory sacrifice or offering; an atonement.

Atoner (n.): One who makes atonement.

Piation (n.): The act of making atonement; expiation.

Refaction (n.): Recompense; atonement; retribution.

Satisfaction (n.): That which satisfies or gratifies; atonement.

Expiator (n.): One who makes expiation or atonement.

Satisfy (v. i.): To make payment or atonement; to atone.

Atonable (a.): Admitting an atonement; capable of being atoned for; expiable.

Atonement (n.): Reconciliation; restoration of friendly relations; agreement; concord.

Partialist (n.): One who holds that the atonement was made only for a part of mankind, that is, for the elect.

Expiation (n.): The act of making satisfaction or atonement for any crime or fault; the extinguishing of guilt by suffering or penalty.

Apology (n.): An acknowledgment intended as an atonement for some improper or injurious remark or act; an admission to another of a wrong or discourtesy done him, accompanied by an expression of regret.

Sacrifice (n.): Anything consecrated and offered to God, or to a divinity; an immolated victim, or an offering of any kind, laid upon an altar, or otherwise presented in the way of religious thanksgiving, atonement, or conciliation.

Inexpiable (a.): Admitting of no expiation, atonement, or satisfaction; as, an inexpiable crime or offense.

Inexpiably (adv.): In an inexpiable manner of degree; to a degree that admits of no atonement.

Offering (n.): That which is offered, esp. in divine service; that which is presented as an expiation or atonement for sin, or as a free gift; a sacrifice; an oblation; as, sin offering.

Propitiation (n.): That which propitiates; atonement or atoning sacrifice; specifically, the influence or effects of the death of Christ in appeasing the divine justice, and conciliating the divine favor.

Hicksite (n.): A member or follower of the "liberal" party, headed by Elias Hicks, which, because of a change of views respecting the divinity of Christ and the Atonement, seceded from the conservative portion of the Society of Friends in the United States, in 1827.

Atonement (n.): 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.

Socinianism (n.): The tenets or doctrines of Faustus Socinus, an Italian theologian of the sixteenth century, who denied the Trinity, the deity of Christ, the personality of the Devil, the native and total depravity of man, the vicarious atonement, and the eternity of future punishment. His theory was, that Christ was a man divinely commissioned, who had no existence before he was conceived by the Virgin Mary; that human sin was the imitation of Adam's sin, and that human salvation was the imitation and adoption of Christ's virtue; that the Bible was to be interpreted by human reason; and that its language was metaphorical, and not to be taken literally.

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Meaning of Expiation

Expiation means: The means by which reparation or atonement for crimes or sins is made; an expiatory sacrifice or offering; an atonement.

Meaning of Atoner

Atoner means: One who makes atonement.

Meaning of Piation

Piation means: The act of making atonement; expiation.

Meaning of Refaction

Refaction means: Recompense; atonement; retribution.

Meaning of Satisfaction

Satisfaction means: That which satisfies or gratifies; atonement.

Meaning of Expiator

Expiator means: One who makes expiation or atonement.

Meaning of Satisfy

Satisfy means: To make payment or atonement; to atone.

Meaning of Atonable

Atonable means: Admitting an atonement; capable of being atoned for; expiable.

Meaning of Atonement

Atonement means: Reconciliation; restoration of friendly relations; agreement; concord.

Meaning of Partialist

Partialist means: One who holds that the atonement was made only for a part of mankind, that is, for the elect.

Meaning of Expiation

Expiation means: The act of making satisfaction or atonement for any crime or fault; the extinguishing of guilt by suffering or penalty.

Meaning of Apology

Apology means: An acknowledgment intended as an atonement for some improper or injurious remark or act; an admission to another of a wrong or discourtesy done him, accompanied by an expression of regret.

Meaning of Sacrifice

Sacrifice means: Anything consecrated and offered to God, or to a divinity; an immolated victim, or an offering of any kind, laid upon an altar, or otherwise presented in the way of religious thanksgiving, atonement, or conciliation.

Meaning of Inexpiable

Inexpiable means: Admitting of no expiation, atonement, or satisfaction; as, an inexpiable crime or offense.

Meaning of Inexpiably

Inexpiably means: In an inexpiable manner of degree; to a degree that admits of no atonement.

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