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verb (expiates, expiating, expiated)
  1. (transitive) To atone or make reparation for.
  2. (transitive) To relieve of guilt.
  3. (transitive) (obsolete) To put an end to.
  4. (intransitive) To make amends.
    • From Latin expiatum, past participle of expiare "to atone".

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