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 so reconciling the body condition all immunity is boosted and oxygen levels in the body soar.
The suffering and death of Jesus Christ goes to the very heart of each transgression, and His resurrection transforms the wound and confirms God's reconciling work.
Implement in companies and organizations supporting measures reconciling work and family to practice
Once you decide to forgive, the physical act of reconciling is easy.
All high- and medium-risk accounts should be reconciled and all necessary general ledger reconciling adjustments recorded before the company's post-closing adjustment review process.
Moral Capitalism: reconciling private interest with the public good' by Stephen Young, Berret-Koehler Publishers, ISBN: 1576752577
Being from an evangelical background has also enabled me to understand the hardship people have when it comes to reconciling their sexuality with their spirituality.
God] reconciled us to himself through Christ and has given us the ministry of reconciliation: that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting the message of reconciliation to us.
GI: Grout was talking of the creative impulses that resulted in the change from the renaissance to the baroque, the reconciling that had to happen there.
whereas the Commission's February 2001 Communication on a Programme of Actions to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis includes a commitment to tiered pricing where developing countries pay the lowest possible price for medicines, an acknowledgement of the possibility of exploring the best use of compulsory licensing systems and a commitment to launch a debate in the WTO on reconciling the TRIPS agreements with the objectives of health protection in developing countries,
In reconciling the various public and private functions, there have been occasional conflicts of interest, but instead of a redundant husk, London's South Bank now boasts a splendidly restored building vigorously engaged with the life of the city.
The problem of reconciling two discordant traditions emerges in essays by Antoine Calvet on works attributed to Arnold of Villanova and by Danielle Jacquart on Michele Savonarola.
2) Indeed, since taxpayers do not know with certainty the specific requirements of the program, they are unable to develop totally accurate budgets of what a program requiring the filing and reconciling of information returns will cost.
I doubt there are many challenges more complex or pervasive than that of reconciling human economic activity with the natural environment.
Adelberger, however, now disputes the isospin explanation as a valid means of reconciling contradictory experimental results.