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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reconciliation mean? 

  The noun RECONCILIATION has 2 senses:

1. the reestablishing of cordial relations
2. getting two things to correspond

  Familiarity information: RECONCILIATION used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1reconciliation [BACK TO TOP]


The reestablishing of cordial relations

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


rapprochement; reconciliation

Hypernyms ("reconciliation" is a kind of...):

cooperation (joint operation or action)

Sense 2reconciliation [BACK TO TOP]


Getting two things to correspond

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


balancing; reconciliation

Context example:

the reconciliation of his checkbook and the bank statement

Hypernyms ("reconciliation" is a kind of...):

equalisation; equalization; leveling (the act of making equal or uniform)

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