Definition of reconcile :
1. To adjust; to settle; as, to reconcile differences.
2. To become reconciled.
3. To bring to acquiescence, content, or quiet submission; as, to reconcile one's self to affictions.
4. 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.
5. To make consistent or congruous; to bring to agreement or suitableness; - followed by with or to.
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compromise (part of speech: verb)
pacify (part of speech: verb)
mediate (part of speech: verb)
- Try to reconcile brothers if they quarrel. - "Early English Meals and Manners", Various.
- Further consideration, it is to be hoped, or some modification of terms, may yet reconcile the differences existing between the two Governments in this respect. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
- And still more, when we find other words of Scripture which seem hard to reconcile with them, if pressed to their utmost meaning. - "The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon", Alexander Maclaren.