Meaning of atonement
Pronunciation: (u-tōn'munt), [key]
- satisfaction or reparation for a wrong or injury; amends.
- (sometimes cap.)the doctrine concerning the reconciliation of God and humankind, esp. as accomplished through the life, suffering, and death of Christ.
- the experience of humankind's unity with God exemplified by Jesus Christ.
- reconciliation; agreement.
- atonement (Thesaurus)