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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 aby /əˈbaɪ/
 (v.)贖[罪]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·by, A·bye  v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Abought ]
 1. To pay for; to suffer for; to atone for; to make amends for; to give satisfaction. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- expiate
    Lest to thy peril thou aby it dear.   --Shak.
 2. To endure; to abide. [Obs.]
    But nought that wanteth rest can long aby.   --Spenser.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 aby
      v : make amends for; "expiate one's sins" [syn: expiate, abye,
           atone]
      [also: abye, abought]