Synonyms for reconcile

Grammar : Verb
Spell : rek-uhn-sahyl
Phonetic Transcription : ˈrɛk ənˌsaɪl

Top 10 synonyms for reconcile Other synonyms for the word reconcile

Définition of reconcile

Origin :
  • mid-14c., of persons, from Old French reconcilier (12c.) and directly from Latin reconcilare "to bring together again; regain; win over again, conciliate," from re- "again" (see re-) + concilare "make friendly" (see conciliate). Reflexive sense is recorded from 1530s. Meaning "to make (discordant facts or statements) consistent" is from late 14c. Intransitive sense of "become reconciled" is from 1660s. Related: Reconciled; reconciling.
  • verb make peace; adjust
  • verb resign oneself to something
Example sentences :
  • You can do more than any body to reconcile my parents and uncles to me.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Concessions were made, but they failed to reconcile the opposition.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • All this I heard in my prison, and it served to reconcile me to the confinement.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • And if I find this, I shall not know how to reconcile it with your delicacy in other respects.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Their friends had all the trouble in the world to reconcile them.
  • Extract from : « The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete » by Duc de Saint-Simon
  • I can not, to save my soul and yours, reconcile these contradictions.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • But how is he to reconcile the fact with the truth in his case?
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • The unhappy man may wish to reconcile himself to God in his last hour.'
  • Extract from : « Abbe Mouret's Transgression » by Emile Zola
  • They are welcome to their opinion if they can reconcile it with the facts which I have to tell.
  • Extract from : « The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • They cannot unite him to history, or reconcile him with themselves.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Antonyms for reconcile

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