Definitions for reconcileˈrɛk ənˌsaɪl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word reconcile

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accommodate, reconcile, conciliate(verb)

    make (one thing) compatible with (another)

    "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"

  2. harmonize, harmonise, reconcile(verb)

    bring into consonance or accord

    "harmonize one's goals with one's abilities"

  3. reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle(verb)

    come to terms

    "After some discussion we finally made up"

  4. resign, reconcile, submit(verb)

    accept as inevitable

    "He resigned himself to his fate"

Wiktionary

  1. reconcile(Verb)

    To recreate friendly relationships.

  2. reconcile(Verb)

    To make things compatible or consistent.

  3. reconcile(Verb)

    To make the net difference in credits and debits of a financial account agree with the balance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reconcile(verb)

    to cause to be friendly again; to conciliate anew; to restore to friendship; to bring back to harmony; to cause to be no longer at variance; as, to reconcile persons who have quarreled

  2. Reconcile(verb)

    to bring to acquiescence, content, or quiet submission; as, to reconcile one's self to affictions

  3. Reconcile(verb)

    to make consistent or congruous; to bring to agreement or suitableness; -- followed by with or to

  4. Reconcile(verb)

    to adjust; to settle; as, to reconcile differences

  5. Reconcile(verb)

    to become reconciled

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reconcile

    rek′on-sīl, v.t. to restore to friendship or union: to bring to agreement: to bring to contentment: to pacify: to make consistent: to adjust or compose.—adj. Rec′oncilable, that may be reconciled: that may be made to agree: consistent.—n. Rec′oncilableness, possibility of being reconciled: consistency: harmony.—adv. Rec′oncilably, in a reconcilable manner.—ns. Rec′onciler; Reconciliā′tion, Rec′oncilement, act of reconciling: state of being reconciled: renewal of friendship: propitiation: atonement: the bringing to agreement things at variance.—adj. Reconcil′iatory, serving or tending to reconcile. [Fr. réconcilier—L. re-, again, conciliāre, -ātum, to call together.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reconcile in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reconcile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tim Albrecht:

    If Trump continues winning, disappointed party elites will need to reconcile with supporting the party nominee.

  2. Quentin Crisp:

    The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.

  3. Omar Khayyam:

    To friends and eke to foes true kindness show; No kindly heart unkindly deeds will do; Harshness will alienate a bosom friend. And kindness reconcile a deadly foe.

  4. Tom Hayes:

    This is one of the reasons why it's so hard for me to reconcile everything that has happened. It (requesting rates) was just so normal. It was just people doing their jobs.

  5. Harry Breach:

    In my view it is a little hard to reconcile the strategic logic of a purchase of Zodiac with the strategic priorities that Safran stated at its Capital Markets Day in March.

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