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.
See also: become, reconcile

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.
See also: reconcile

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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Whole shines a spotlight on four friends as they come of age in 21st-century Britain, attempting to reconcile religious beliefs, a quest for fulfilment, and an understanding of sex and sexuality.
The broken-hearted man then called in the next day to tell his tale of woe, but the presenter could not reconcile them.
BAGHDAD: Iraq's government said Monday it would not reconcile with members of Al-Qaeda or anyone who has killed Iraqis, but suggested it was open to talks with those who had fought American forces.
Charlie Sheen's lawyer, Richard Cummins, confirmed the actor wants to reconcile.
Though Jordan begged Peter to reconcile and bombarded him with text messages and phone calls on her 31sr birthday, her efforts have gone in vain because peter is in no mood to reciprocate to her plea.
Observing ultimately it is the Afghan government who has to make determinations of these things, Morrell said: "We as a government do not believe that Mullah Omar is somebody you reconcile with.
It's rare for two people to sit down and actually reconcile.
The six young men from Cafe Reconcile included at least one who entered the six-week program fresh from the local jail.
This solution allows business units to reconcile balances directly with one another all the way to invoice-level matching in real time.
Though MacDuffie has no problem with fast thinking, fast-talking Susan, preconceived notions of the established secondary characters make certain accents hard to reconcile.
I feel it is time for the church to reconcile with married priests," said the 76-year-old archbishop, who has recently rejoined his wife, according to the Associated Press.
Companies need to reconcile all accounts that could contain a significant or material misstatement and post all necessary adjustments to the general ledger in a timely manner rather than allowing their external auditor to identify such misstatements during its review of the company's SEC filings.
To help prevent medication errors, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) encourages healthcare organizations to reconcile a patient's medications as the patient transitions from one care setting, service, practitioner or level of care to another.
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.