reconcile

(redirected from reconciling)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

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.
See also: reconcile
References in periodicals archive ?
In contrast, God does not need to establish trust with sinners before reconciling because a) He is not psychologically damaged (thus no risk of being injured again) and b) sees into the future (thus no uncertainty about the future).
During its post-closing adjustment review process, the company should accumulate and review any significant nonposted reconciling items identified from the reconciliations and other uncorrected/unrecorded accounting entries identified during other review processes to determine whether the books should be reopened and any or all of these entries posted.
This makes it difficult to imagine using violence, especially killing, in the service of justice, since presumably reconciling with your enemies precludes killing them.
Start-Up Costs for Receiving and Reconciling Reports
Adelberger, however, now disputes the isospin explanation as a valid means of reconciling contradictory experimental results.
The PcardSystem(TM) is a best in class, robust application that automates the entire manual paper-based process of managing and reconciling purchase card charges through the entire life cycle from order entry, to order approval, to merchandise ordering, to order verification, and allocation of purchase card charges to appropriate cost center accounts.
Bul, in the process of reconciling tribes in Jonglei, was accused by the Murle community of allegedly siding with the Dinka Bor, his tribe, prompting the Murle to withdraw from the reconciliation process and demanding for appointment of a neutral person to chair it.
Fasting draws them anew into the sacrificial and reconciling love of Christ and helps to remove all that separates them from God and love of their neighbor.
a developer of departmental data reconciliation and custom designed data management solutions, has released DataCheck, a data integrity assurance system that assists financial organizations in reconciling data through a simple, positive query system.
Bowler, professor of the history of science at Queen's University, Belfast, in Reconciling Science and Religion: The debate in early twentieth century Britain, provides an informed background for understanding what is taking place today.
By the late 1840s, their flexibility succeeded in reconciling a substantial segment of the city's working population to the liberal entrepreneurial world view.
Thus, these lines should be retained for reconciling E&P and financial statement data.
Errors made when reconciling bank statements can now be fixed instantly with the new Undo Reconciliation feature.
But we also recognised that the church is called to be a reconciling force in the world so we turned our attention to global matters such as world poverty, disease, disparity between rich and poor in this country, our relationship to the larger Anglican Communion," he added.
Jones suggests forgiveness may begin in an instantaneous act, but it is sustained, nurtured, and completed in a reconciled and reconciling way of life that makes genuine communion and peace possible.