Reconciles



verb (used with object), reconciled, reconciling.
1.
to cause (a person) to accept or be resigned to something not desired:
He was reconciled to his fate.
2.
to win over to friendliness; cause to become amicable:
to reconcile hostile persons.
3.
to compose or settle (a quarrel, dispute, etc.).
4.
to bring into agreement or harmony; make compatible or consistent:
to reconcile differing statements; to reconcile accounts.
5.
to reconsecrate (a desecrated church, cemetery, etc.).
6.
to restore (an excommunicate or penitent) to communion in a church.
verb (used without object), reconciled, reconciling.
7.
to become reconciled.
verb (transitive)
1.
(often passive) usually foll by to. 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)

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