reconcile Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “reconcile” - Learner’s Dictionary

reconcile

verb [T]     /ˈrekənsaɪl/
to make two different ideas, beliefs, or situations agree or able to exist together: It is sometimes difficult to reconcile science and religion. How can you reconcile your love of animals with your habit of eating them?Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approvalActing, being or existing together
be reconciled (with sb)
to become friendly with someone after you have argued with them: I doubt that I'll ever be reconciled with my ex-husband.FriendlyMaking and accepting apologies
(Definition of reconcile from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

nutty

containing, tasting of, or similar to nuts

Word of the Day

bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
April 25, 2016
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

Read More