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reconcile (v.)

mid-14c., reconcilen, transitive, in reference to persons, "to restore to union and friendship after estrangement or variance," also of God or Christ, "restore (mankind, sinners) to favor or grace," from Old French reconcilier (12c.) and directly from Latin reconcilare "to bring together again; regain; win over again, conciliate," from re- "again" (see re-) + conciliare "make friendly" (see conciliate).

Reflexive sense of "become reconciled, reconcile oneself" is from late 14c. Meaning "to make (discordant facts or statements) consistent, rid of apparent discrepancies" is from 1550s. Mental sense of "make (actions, facts, conditions, etc.) consistent with each other in one's mind" is from 1620s. Sense of "bring into acquiescence or quiet submission" (with to) is from c. 1600. Related: Reconciled; reconciling.

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Definitions of reconcile from WordNet

reconcile (v.)
make (one thing) compatible with (another);
Synonyms: accommodate / conciliate
reconcile (v.)
bring into consonance or accord;
Synonyms: harmonize / harmonise
reconcile (v.)
come to terms;
Synonyms: patch up / make up / conciliate / settle
reconcile (v.)
accept as inevitable;
Synonyms: resign / submit
From wordnet.princeton.edu