verb (used with object), con·cil·i·at·ed, con·cil·i·at·ing.
verb (used without object), con·cil·i·at·ed, con·cil·i·at·ing.
Origin of conciliate
Examples from the Web for conciliate
To tell the truth, poor Carry, being so unhappy, did not take pains to conciliate her neighbours.The Ladies Lindores, Vol. 2(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
For its promotion, the eminent man wished to conciliate the sympathies of a certain small class of religionists.
Pedro gladly went, and all that day tried ineffectually to conciliate the angry man by patience, gentleness, and obedience.The White Shield|Myrtle Reed
To all this man's requests Stanley cheerfully consented in his anxiety to conciliate him and the natives.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa|Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
To conciliate these seemingly incompatible schemes, she determined——But let our heroine speak for herself.Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
Word Origin for conciliate
1540s, from Latin conciliatus, past participle of conciliare "to bring together, unite in feelings, make friendly," from concilium "council" (see council). Related: Conciliated; conciliating.