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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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In 1987, Marsh reiterated familiar themes: he avoided politicizing his church in order to focus on missions and he desired to be a reconciler in the denominational conflict.
Trevor Beeson has looked at HCN 'Bill' Williams, whom he dubs the reconciler.
By contrast, Jim Leach views Pierce Brosnan's film Bond as a reconciler of current tensions surrounding the dominance of technology.
The idea that sleep is the great reconciler of significant theatrical problems reflects a solution within the play that an earlier play, Midsummer Night's Dream, situates at its very end in an address to the audience: "Think but this, and all is mended, / That you have but slumber'd here / While these visions did appear" (5.
What they prove beyond doubt is that New Labour has no claim whatsoever to being a reconciler or a healer of this nation, and when seen in the light of an escalating balance of payments crisis show that this country's 'economic strength' is only a paper strength, which can disappear as fast as Enron.
A reconciler who rejected theological factionalism and clericalism, Speer in 1924 was chosen by twenty-two thousand readers of The Christian Century as one of the twenty-five greatest leaders of the church--"the men of deepest and most prophetic vision" (61).
Christie was a prophetess, a singer, a reconciler, and above all, though single, a mother to many orphaned girls, widows and single women.
The book describes Monks' vision of shareholder activism as the best reconciler of a corporation's two contrasting qualities: the mechanistic and the human.
the reconciler of desires and rules: we obey the rules out of a desire
For the scripture setteth forth Christ, not as a judge, a tempter, an accuser; but a reconciler, a mediator, a comforter, a savior" (CG, 146).
Mercury's planet was the harbinger of the two great diurnal changes, day into night and night into day, and thus the link between the day world and the night world: Again, Mercury is the reconciler of opposites.
This can lead to problems, since the bank reconciler can make mistakes that go unnoted or cover fraudulent activity.
His emphasis on the social teachings of Christianity had, indeed, positioned him in the middle of nineteenth-century theology, in her opinion: by making himself the connecting link between the practical and the speculative sides of English Protestantism he became, in fact, a reconciler of the two parties within the Church of England.
In Wednesday's statement DerviE- said he was very happy that yhsanoy-lu's had declared his candidacy and that yhsanoy-lu could be the reconciler that Turkey deeply needs.
A reconciler and healer, with a strong background on social justice.