Glossary of Medical Terms

Our online medical glossary of medical terms and definitions includes definitions for terms related to treatment, and general medicine


1. (Literally, a setting at one) Reconciliation; restoration of friendly relations; agreement; concord. "By whom we have now received the atonement." (Rom. V. 11) "He desires to create atonement Betwixt the Duke of Gloucester and your brothers." (Shak) 2. 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, private suffering, and death of Christ. "When a man has been guilty of any vice, the excellent atonement be can create for it is, to warn others." (Spectator) "The Phocians behaved with, so many gallantry, that they were thought to have made a sufficient atonement for their former offense." (Potter) Source: Websters Vocabulary
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