Synonyms of reconcile in English:


See definition of reconcile


1‘the news reconciled us’


reunite, bring together (again), bring back together (again), restore friendly relations between, restore harmony between, make peace between, resolve differences between, bring to terms

pacify, appease, placate, propitiate, mollify

rare conciliate


estrange, alienate

2‘it wasn't easy trying to reconcile his religious beliefs with his career’


make compatible, harmonize, square, make harmonious, synthesize, make congruent, cause to be in agreement, cause to sit easily with, cause to sit happily with

adjust, balance, attune

rare syncretize

3‘the quarrel was reconciled’


settle, resolve, patch up, sort out, smooth over, iron out, put to rights, mend, remedy, heal, cure, rectify

4‘the creditors had to reconcile themselves to drastic losses of income and capital’


accept, come to accept, resign oneself to, come to terms with, learn to live with, get used to, make the best of, submit to, accommodate oneself to, adjust oneself to, become accustomed to, acclimatize oneself to

grin and bear it

informal like it or lump it