Definitions for conciliatekənˈsɪl iˌeɪt
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pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle(verb)
cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
"She managed to mollify the angry customer"
reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle(verb)
come to terms
"After some discussion we finally made up"
accommodate, reconcile, conciliate(verb)
make (one thing) compatible with (another)
"The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"
Make calm and content; placate.
Mediate in a dispute.
Origin: Latin conciliare 'combine, gain', from concilium 'assembly'.
to win ower; to gain from a state of hostility; to gain the good will or favor of; to make friendly; to mollify; to propitiate; to appease
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Ask not a man who his father was but make trial of his qualities, and then conciliate or reject him accordingly. For it is no disgrace to new wine, if only it be sweet, as to its taste, that it was the juice [or daughter] of sour grapes.
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