Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who makes atonement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who makes atonement.

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  • noun One who atones.

Etymologies

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atone +‎ -er

Examples

  • If I explain the atonement otherwise than they explain it, they assert that I deny the atonement; nor count it of any consequence that I say I believe in the atoner with my whole heart, and soul, and strength, and mind.

    Unspoken Sermons Second Series

  • The potency of sin is not recognized; evil is only an individual, not an historical power; hence there is no need of redemption, but only of personal works on the basis of prophetic instruction; Mohammed is only a teacher, not an atoner.

    Christian Ethics. Volume I.���History of Ethics.

  • If I explain the atonement otherwise than they explain it, they assert that I deny the atonement; nor count it of any consequence that I say I believe in the atoner with my whole heart, and soul, and strength, and mind.

    Unspoken Sermons Series I., II., and II.

  • The government says nearly 40,000 have escaped the war zone and now been sheltered in welfare villages while atoner 70,000 is trapped by the Tigers.

    Sri Lanka News - ColomboPage.com

  • The government says nearly 40,000 have escaped the war zone and now been sheltered in welfare villages while atoner 70,000 is trapped by the Tigers.

    Sri Lanka News - ColomboPage.com

  • Under the other school of thought, the burden of proof is definitely on the atoner.

    Pragmatic Compendium

  • _karma_ is realized and every soul atones for its own sin, it nevertheless remains true that the element of consciousness separates the person who sinned from him who suffers; and one becomes the involuntary atoner and the other the atoned for.

    India's Problem, Krishna or Christ

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