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English verb: reconcile

1. reconcile (change) make (one thing) compatible with (another)


SamplesThe scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories.


Synonymsaccommodate, conciliate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)harmonise, harmonize

2. reconcile (change) bring into consonance or accord


SamplesHarmonize one's goals with one's abilities.


Synonymsharmonise, harmonize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adjust, correct, set


Narrower (hyponym)key

3. reconcile (communication) come to terms


SamplesAfter some discussion we finally made up.


Synonymsconciliate, make up, patch up, settle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)agree, concord, concur, hold


Narrower (hyponym)appease, make peace, propitiate

4. reconcile (cognition) accept as inevitable


SamplesHe resigned himself to his fate.


Synonymsresign, submit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)accept









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