Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb reconcile

4 senses of reconcile

Sense 1
accommodate, reconcile, conciliate -- (make (one thing) compatible with (another); "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories")
       => harmonize, harmonise -- (bring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously; "harmonize the different interests")

Sense 2
harmonize, harmonise, reconcile -- (bring into consonance or accord; "harmonize one's goals with one's abilities")
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

Sense 3
reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle -- (come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up")
       => agree, hold, concur, concord -- (be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point")

Sense 4
resign, reconcile, submit -- (accept as inevitable; "He resigned himself to his fate")
       => accept -- (consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument")

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