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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In addition to this, the Lebanese army, in coordination with the concerned political parties, will hold reconciliatory meetings between families who clash, after having dealt with the situation.
Domestic reconciliatory ambience is a dire necessity in face of any foreign threat NNA - Deputy Nehme Tohme, from Democratic Gathering bloc, declared today that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has always been in support of Lebanon, pointing that such supporting stance has clearly been revealed in the recent Saudi cabinet session that condemned Israel's threats posed against Lebanon.
Commenting on the same issue, Malaysian Foreign Minister Syed Hamid Albar said, "This is a result which I hope will bring back a situation that is calm and reconciliatory.
PESHAWAR -- A meeting of the reconciliatory committee of Abasin Column Writers Association, Peshawar decided here on Tuesday that the General body meeting would be held on December 25.
Political assistant to House Speaker, deputy Ali Hassan Khalil, and during his meeting with those concerned with elections of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture Chamber in South at Nabih Berri Cultural Gathering in Radar Mousaileh, pointed out that Amal Movement is treating the election matter from the side of giving full respect to the interior reconciliatory ambience in Sidon - that city which has always been loyal to resistance.
History of PPP witnesses that it has always given respect and honor to party Workers, activists, and today democracy is alive due to reconciliatory policies of President Asif Ali Zardari", he espoused.
He said president Asif Ali Zardari's reconciliatory politics and support of coalition partners had strengthened democracy in the country.
As for the expected meeting between head of the Democratic Gathering Walid Jumblatt and president of the Reform and Change bloc Michel Aoun, Saad hoped that Jumblatt would succeed in his reconciliatory mission which he started with all sides.
Earlier, the MQM delegation led by Sattar called on PTI leaders at their Lahore office to bring forward the political reconciliatory process.
In a statement issued on Monday, Sharjeel Inam Memon said that reconciliatory politics was also a part of the vision of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto which is being followed by President Asif Ali Zardari.
He said reconciliatory process was being furthered to establish peace in Afghanistan.
The delegation appreciated Rehman Malik for his reconciliatory and positive steps which were taken during his meeting with his Indian counterpart.
Reconciliatory efforts between the MQM and the government began on Friday.
According to press release issued here on Saturday, this he said, while addressing as chief guest at a one-day seminar on reconciliatory jirga held under the auspices of Rehbar Tanzeem at Sowari in Buner district on Saturday.
By ISLAMABAD, July 09, 2011 (Frontier Star): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Friday the cooperation and reconciliatory politics will be pursued in Azad Jammu and Kashmir in the post election period as well.