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
Synonyms for reconcile
Antonyms for reconcile
Related Words for reconcilesconform, resolve, appease, coordinate, reunite, assuage, rectify, accommodate, harmonize, placate, pacify, integrate, accept, accustom, mitigate, compose, intercede, fit, accord, conciliate
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Historical Examples of reconciles
Thus he reconciles me to the harmony of the universe, and makes all things easy and agreeable.The Christian
Seeing this, is the only thing which reconciles me to parting with her.Deerbrook
It reconciles and solves and resolves mental discords, like music.The Martian
George Du Maurier
Time, which reconciles us to every change, will teach me resignation to the Divine will.Flora Lyndsay
It is amazing, of course, but it reconciles a number of amazing difficulties.Tales of Space and Time
Herbert George Wells
Word Origin for reconcile
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.