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Definitions and Synonyms of reconcile | Another word for reconcile | What is reconcile?

Definition 1: bring into consonance or accord - [verb of change]

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

  • harmonize one's goals with one's abilities

Synonyms for reconcile in the sense of this definition

(reconcile is a kind of ...) alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

"Adjust the clock, please" "correct the alignment of the front wheels"

(... is a kind of reconcile ) harmonize with or adjust to

"key one's actions to the voters' prevailing attitude"

Definition 2: make (one thing) compatible with (another) - [verb of change]

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

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

Synonyms for reconcile in the sense of this definition

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

"harmonize the different interests"

Definition 3: accept as inevitable - [verb of cognition]

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

  • He resigned himself to his fate

Synonyms for reconcile in the sense of this definition

(reconcile is a kind of ...) consider or hold as true

"I cannot accept the dogma of this church" "accept an argument"

Definition 4: come to terms - [verb of communication]

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

  • After some discussion we finally made up

Synonyms for reconcile in the sense of this definition

(reconcile 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 reconcile ) make peace with

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

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

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