What is another word for reconcile?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɛkənsˌa͡ɪl] (IPA)

Reconcile is a verb that refers to the act of resolving a disagreement or conflict between two or more people or ideas. Some common synonyms for reconcile include settle, resolve, harmonize, and make peace. Reconciling can also mean to bring two opposing viewpoints or ideas into a state of balance or agreement. Some other synonyms include mediate, negotiate, and mend. In some contexts, reconcile can also mean to bring together two separated entities or individuals. Additional synonyms for reconcile in this sense include reunite, restore, and connect. Whether it relates to relationships or ideas, reconciling requires mutual understanding and compromise to arrive at a consensus.

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What are the opposite words for reconcile?

Reconcile, meaning to bring two opposing things together or to restore harmony, has a number of antonyms. Instead of reconciling, one might choose to divide, separate, disunite, or estrange. These antonyms emphasize the opposite effect to reconciling, creating distance or conflict where reconciliation would bring agreement. Other antonyms for reconcile include disagree, differ, or contend, emphasizing disagreement rather than resolution of differences. While antonyms for reconcile may appear negative, they can be useful in situations where agreement may not be possible or where compromise is not achievable. Understanding these antonyms helps to provide a well-rounded understanding of language and the various meanings and implications of words.

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Usage examples for Reconcile

Others, again, who approved the act could not reconcile themselves to the manner of it.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
But you must reconcile him and that depends upon you.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
"It is difficult," says he, "to reconcile the idea of human immortality with the idea that nature wastes men by constantly bringing them into being where there is no room for them.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae

Famous quotes with Reconcile

  • Without this spirit, Modernist architecture cannot fully exist. Since there is often a mismatch between the logic and the spirit of Modernism, I use architecture to reconcile the two.
    Tadao Ando
  • It works both ways: there are victims of tragedy who come to me who have experienced grief of such magnitude that they cannot reconcile. Likewise, I cannot change the mentality of those who committed the crimes or the fools who followed them.
    Paddy Ashdown
  • The average Nigerian person has come to reconcile himself with the fact that his or her social progress remain essentially in his or her hands in collaboration with other fellow Nigerians and not merely relying on what government alone could provide for him or her.
    Ibrahim Babangida
  • The Occultists, however, know that the traditions of Esoteric Philosophy must be the right ones, simply because they are the most logical, and reconcile every difficulty.
    H. P. Blavatsky
  • The very purpose of existence is to reconcile the glowing opinion we hold of ourselves with the appalling things that other people think about us.
    Quentin Crisp

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