Middle English Dictionary Entry

assẹ̄th n.
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Fulfillment, satisfaction, reparation; maken (don) ~, give satisfaction: (a) fulfillment of a wish, expectation or requirement; (b) fulfilling of a need; (c) satisfactory answer to a question or a charge; (d) payment of a debt; reparation for loss suffered or damage inflicted, indemnification.
Eccl. Penance or atonement through deeds (as distinct from confession and remorse), such as restitution, prayer, suffering; maken, don ~, make amends.
Theol. (a) (Christ's) atonement (for the sins of mankind); (b) intercession (by the Virgin Mary).