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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. The Rev. Rogelio Gonzalez:

    This week, we have been witness on how evil can touch anyone, anywhere, any given moment, there's questions. How can something like this take place ? How can I reconcile my faith with what's happening ?

  5. Mehmet Gormez:

    Is the current situation of millions of Syrian refugees much less cause for concern to the Vatican than what happened during the Armenian deportation? i find the Pope's statement immoral, and can't reconcile it with basic Christian values.

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