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reconcile

rec·on·cile

reconcile

 
pronunciation:
re kn saIl
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reconciled, reconciles, reconciling
definition 1: to overcome differences and restore a relationship between.
Arbitration reconciled the warring factions.
 
antonyms:
estrange
similar words:
accord, appease, conciliate, mediate, propitiate, reunite
definition 2: to correct or adjust (at least one of two or more things) in order to resolve contradictions or incompatibility.
She reconciled the bank statement and her checkbook.
similar words:
adapt, adjust, correct, rectify
definition 3: to overcome the resistance of (someone) to a displeasing idea, circumstance, or the like.
I must reconcile myself to losing him.
synonyms:
resign
similar words:
accommodate, bring, persuade
derivations: reconcilingly (adv.), reconciler (n.)