Expiate in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Expiate

to make up for something

Examples of Expiate in a sentence

To expiate for breaking his neighbor’s window, John shoveled snow for three months.  🔊

During the sentencing, the victim’s mother said there was no way the murderer could expiate for killing her only child.  🔊

Jack had no idea how he was going to expiate the fact he forgot his wedding anniversary.  🔊

Because Bill lacks an income source, he can only expiate for his crime by collecting trash on the side of the roads.  🔊

The boy gave his younger sister a cookie to expiate for stepping on her doll’s head.  🔊

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