Atone – Show that you are sorry and make amends
A toner (atone) cartridge was placed in the photocopier and immediately the photocopier printed out: "I'm sorry I ran out of toner, I'll make up for it now."
Examples of atone in a sentence
Until he'd atoned for his mistakes, he wouldn't be allowed to re-join the group.
She attempted to atone by buying him expensive gifts, but this wasn't an issue that could be solved by throwing money at it.
To atone for their crimes, they were sentenced to six months of community service.