reconcile


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become reconciled with (someone or something)

To forgive, accept, or make peace with someone, something, or some situation. I haven't spoken to my brother in 10 years, but I still hope to become reconciled with him some day.
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reconcile oneself to something

to grow to feel comfortable with an undesirable or challenging situation. John reconciled himself to living alone. Anne reconciled herself to having to wear glasses.
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reconcile something with something

to bring something into harmony, accord, or balance with something. The accountants were not able to reconcile the expense claims with the receipts that had been turned in. I can't reconcile your story with those of the other witnesses.
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However, this does not confuse the essence of interpersonal reconciliation that requires the restoration of trust; people do not reconcile in the same way that God does with sinners.
Training seminar "How to reconcile family and work" 240 people undergoing CS individuals
Jordan urged Peter to reconcile telling him: "Please give me another chance.
More eye-opening still was their first breakfast, when the Homeboys and the Cafe Reconcile crew ate together, as they would all week, in the Cafe Reconcile restaurant's dining room.
They should risk-rate all accounts and reconcile high- and medium-risk accounts in time to incorporate general ledger adjustments into the company's earnings release.
The attributions made by these women, regarding responsibility and blame for relational troubles, greatly impacted their willingness to reconcile and to maintain their relationships, long-term.
The following issues were identified and addressed in some of the operational areas in order to reconcile the run-off business and handle the start-anew business properly.
He's] trying to reconcile these seemingly conflicting identities.
It would be easier to have the two continents meet than to reconcile the spirits of the two countries.
How to reconcile that conundrum is the important task F.
In finding that we are the murderers, we reconcile ourselves with God the Father.
Should the opposites reconcile, Baselitz's figures would become existentially meaningless, not to say emotionally hollow.
Reconcile with a deceased father, or bring closure if both parties are not interested in recommitting.
According to Levi, late scholastics were unable to reconcile an epistemology based on the need for sense data with the immortality of the individual soul once detached from the body; they were unable to reconcile free will either with the rational choices of human moral agents or with divine grace; they could not reconcile God's justice and benevolence with the notion that He withholds His grace--needed for salvation--from some of the people He creates.
By refusing to view life solipsistically and accepting the life that best suits her, she is able to reconcile her ideals with the facts and achieve wholeness (Perlis 176).