come to terms with (someone or something)(redirected from come to terms with one)
come to terms with (someone or something)
To begin to or make an effort to understand, accept, and deal with a difficult or problematic person, thing, or situation. I should have the report ready for you by this afternoon, I just need to come to terms with this new software update first. I've tried, but I just can't come to terms with Amy, she's totally out of control!
come to terms withcome to accept a new and painful or difficult event or situation.
come to ˈterms with somethinglearn to accept something that is difficult or unpleasant: He finally came to terms with his father’s death.
come to terms with
1. To come to accept; become reconciled to: finally came to terms with his lack of talent.
2. To reach mutual agreement: The warring factions have at last come to terms.