If a quarrel arises between two of them, they go to him; if two friends fall out, it is he who reconciles them.
Seeing this, is the only thing which reconciles me to parting with her.
Slaveholders know full well that familiarity with slavery produces indifference to its cruelties and reconciles the mind to them.
It reconciles and solves and resolves mental discords, like music.
"You are the only thing that reconciles me to it, Alice," he retorted sourly.
It is amazing, of course, but it reconciles a number of amazing difficulties.
Time, which reconciles us to every change, will teach me resignation to the Divine will.
"An illusive hope that reconciles us with to-day," answered the plaisant.
He's a young man of grand appearance; and that reconciles the women to a lot of disadvantages.
Thus he reconciles me to the harmony of the universe, and makes all things easy and agreeable.
mid-14c., of persons, from Old French reconcilier (12c.) and directly from Latin reconcilare "to bring together again; regain; win over again, conciliate," from re- "again" (see re-) + concilare "make friendly" (see conciliate). Reflexive sense is recorded from 1530s. Meaning "to make (discordant facts or statements) consistent" is from late 14c. Intransitive sense of "become reconciled" is from 1660s. Related: Reconciled; reconciling.