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RECONCILE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reconcile mean? 

RECONCILE (verb)
  The verb RECONCILE has 4 senses:

1. make compatible with
2. bring into consonance or accord
3. come to terms
4. accept as inevitable

  Familiarity information: RECONCILE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECONCILE (verb)


Sense 1reconcile [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make compatible with

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

reconcile; conciliate; accommodate

Context example:

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

Hypernyms (to "reconcile" is one way to...):

harmonise; harmonize (bring into consonance or relate harmoniously)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 2reconcile [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bring into consonance or accord

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

reconcile; harmonise; harmonize

Context example:

harmonize one's goals with one's abilities

Hypernyms (to "reconcile" is one way to...):

adjust; correct; set (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "reconcile"):

key (harmonize with or adjust to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 3reconcile [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Come to terms

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

conciliate; patch up; reconcile; settle; make up

Context example:

After some discussion we finally made up

Hypernyms (to "reconcile" is one way to...):

agree; concord; concur; hold (be in accord; be in agreement)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "reconcile"):

appease; propitiate (make peace with)

make peace (end hostilities)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 4reconcile [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Accept as inevitable

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

resign; reconcile; submit

Context example:

He resigned himself to his fate

Hypernyms (to "reconcile" is one way to...):

accept (consider or hold as true)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody PP


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