Definition of “come to terms with sth” - English Dictionary

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“come to terms with sth” in British English

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come to terms with sth

C2 to gradually accept a sad situation, often the death of someone you love:

I think he's still coming to terms with the death of his wife.

(Definition of “come to terms with sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)