- redeem oneself
- (Roget's IV)
Syn. atone, expiate, remedy, redress, propitiate, reform, keep faith, apologize, do penance, appease, give satisfaction, vindicate oneself, clear oneself, absolve oneself, prove oneself innocent, beg pardon, express regrets, make amends, make restitution, make up for; see also pay for .
English dictionary for students. 2013.
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