make peace with

make (one's) peace with (someone or something)

To reconcile with or accept something that previously was a source of stress, conflict, etc. After years of not speaking, Janie finally made peace with her sister. You need to make peace with the fact that your first business didn't succeed. There will be other chances.
See also: make, peace

make (one's) peace with

To bring oneself to accept; reconcile oneself to.
See also: make, peace
References in classic literature ?
They professed to be on an amicable errand, to make peace with the Crows, and set off in all haste, before night, to overtake them.
Not everyone is going to be the absolute best, writes Vince Stone, and sometimes realizing that is the best way to make peace with oneself.
administrations contend, Assad is a tired and aging despot who has made a strategic decision to make peace with Israel, and thus find favor with Washington, then prevailing on him to join in monitoring the stand-off in southern Lebanon marked a significant step on the long and rocky road to agreement.
Making Peace with Conchise: The 1872 Journal of Captain Joseph Alton Sladen" is a transcript of the Captain's journal of their efforts to make peace with the chief of the Chiricahua Apache chief known as Conchise.
He had understood that it was possible to make peace with this man.