verb (used with object), rec·on·ciled, rec·on·cil·ing.
verb (used without object), rec·on·ciled, rec·on·cil·ing.
Origin of reconcile
Examples from the Web for reconcilement
It might be decreed that she and Society were to come to reconcilement.One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith
Yet a reconcilement was attained by him, though perhaps he had to fetch it out of Hell.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
He read it out to her, enjoying his composition and pleased with his reconcilement of differences.The Celt and Saxon, Complete|George Meredith
I fondly thought myself the only obstacle to reconcilement, and was willing, whatever it cost me, to remove that obstacle.Jane Talbot|Charles Brockden Brown
Set on making Godwins personal acquaintance, he also wished for reconcilement to Hogg.The Real Shelley, Vol. II (of 2)|John Cordy Jeaffreson
British Dictionary definitions for reconcilement
Word Origin for reconcile
Word Origin and History for reconcilement
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.