At one" (#). [OE. at on, atone, atoon, attone.]

1.

In concord or friendship; in agreement (with each other); as, to be, bring, make, or set, at one, i. e., to be or bring in or to a state of agreement or reconciliation.

If gentil men, or othere of hir contree

Were wrothe, she wolde bringen hem atoon. Chaucer.

2.

Of the same opinion; agreed; as, on these points we are at one.

3.

Together.

[Obs.]

Spenser.

He and Aufidius can no more atone Than violentest contrariety. Shak.

2.

To stand as an equivalent; to make reparation, compensation, or amends, for an offense or a crime.

The murderer fell, and blood atoned for blood. Pope.

The ministry not atoning for their former conduct by any wise or popular measure. Junius.

 

© Webster 1913.

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