expiate

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Expiate \Ex"pi*ate\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Expiated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Expiating}.] [L. expiatus, p. p. of expiare to expiate; ex out + piare to seek to appease, to purify with sacred rites, fr. pius pious. See {Pious}.]

1. To extinguish the guilt of by sufferance of penalty or some equivalent; to make complete satisfaction for; to atone for; to make amends for; to make expiation for; as, to expiate a crime, a guilt, or sin.

To expiate his treason, hath naught left. --Milton.

The Treasurer obliged himself to expiate the injury. --Clarendon.

2. To purify with sacred rites. [Obs.]

Neither let there be found among you any one that shall expiate his son or daughter, making them to pass through the fire. --Deut. xviii. 10 (Douay version)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Expiate \Ex"pi*ate\, adjective [L. expiatus,p. p] Terminated. [Obs.] --Shak.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

expiate

verb

1: make amends for; "expiate one's sins" [syn: {expiate}, {aby}, {abye}, {atone}]

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