verb (used with object), reconciled, reconciling.
to cause (a person) to accept or be resigned to something not desired: He was reconciled to his fate.
to win over to friendliness; cause to become amicable: to reconcile hostile persons.
to compose or settle (a quarrel, dispute, etc.).
to bring into agreement or harmony; make compatible or consistent: to reconcile differing statements; to reconcile accounts.
to reconsecrate (a desecrated church, cemetery, etc.).
to restore (an excommunicate or penitent) to communion in a church.
verb (used without object), reconciled, reconciling.
to become reconciled.

1300–50; Middle English reconcilen < Latin reconciliāre to make good again, repair. See re-, conciliate

reconcilement, noun
reconciler, noun
reconcilingly, adverb
prereconcile, verb (used with object), prereconciled, prereconciling.
prereconcilement, noun
quasi-reconciled, adjective
unreconciled, adjective
unreconciling, adjective

2. pacify, propitiate, placate. 4. harmonize.

3. anger. Unabridged
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reconcile (ˈrɛkənˌsaɪl)
vb (usually foll by to)
1.  to make (oneself or another) no longer opposed; cause to acquiesce in something unpleasant: she reconciled herself to poverty
2.  to become friendly with (someone) after estrangement or to re-establish friendly relations between (two or more people)
3.  to settle (a quarrel or difference)
4.  to make (two apparently conflicting things) compatible or consistent with each other
5.  to reconsecrate (a desecrated church, etc)
[C14: from Latin reconciliāre to bring together again, from re- + conciliāre to make friendly, conciliate]

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Word Origin & History

c.1300, of persons, from L. reconcilare "to bring together again," from re- "again" + concilare "make friendly" (see conciliate). Reflexive sense is recorded from 1530s. Meaning "to make (discordant facts or statements) consistent" is from 1560s.
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Example sentences
The work of the mature intellect is to reconcile oneself to the past without a
  retreat into fantasy--in either direction.
They team up to form coalitions to overthrow their foes, but they also
  reconcile after a fight.
It's difficult to reconcile the two approaches to cinema, roughly art vs
In part, this was because of the topic--the eternal tussle to reconcile faith
  and science.
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