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Definition 1: make (one thing) compatible with (another) - [verb of change]

Samples where conciliate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for conciliate in the sense of this definition

(conciliate is a kind of ...) bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously

"harmonize the different interests"

Definition 2: come to terms - [verb of communication]

Samples where conciliate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • After some discussion we finally made up

Synonyms for conciliate in the sense of this definition

(conciliate is a kind of ...) be in accord; be in agreement

"We agreed on the terms of the settlement" "I can't agree with you!" "I hold with those who say life is sacred" "Both philosophers concord on this point"

(... is a kind of conciliate ) make peace with

(... is a kind of conciliate ) end hostilities

"The brothers who had been fighting over their inheritance finally made peace"

Definition 3: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of - [verb of emotion]

Samples where conciliate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She managed to mollify the angry customer

Synonyms for conciliate in the sense of this definition

(conciliate is a kind of ...) make calm or still

"quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

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