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reconcile

Pronunciation: /ˈrekənsaɪl/

Translation of reconcile in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (make friendly) [enemies/factions] reconciliar they were finally reconciled finalmente se reconciliaronto reconcile sb with sb the tragedy helped to reconcile him with his brother la tragedia lo ayudó a reconciliarse con su hermano
    Example sentences
    • The only good thing to have come from it all was that she was now reconciled with her husband after one of the holidays.
    • Re-Connect, a council-run service, assists youngsters in danger of becoming homeless as well as those in temporary accommodation hoping to be reconciled with their families.
    • He said the pensioner, who suffers from diabetes, high blood pressure and arthritis, had now accepted the affair was over, had been reconciled with his wife and any future offending was unlikely.
    1.2 (make consistent) to reconcile sth (with sth) [theories/ideals] conciliar algo (con algo)
    Example sentences
    • After a trader completes a deal, the back-office staff confirm the trades by phone and also reconcile cash accounts at the end of each day.
    • It is horrible practice to have the teller made responsible for reconciling the accounts, how can one check on one's own work?
    • The large differences under these two items came to the fore while reconciling the accounts during the last quarter of the year 2001-02, he adds.
    1.3 (make resigned) to become reconciled to sth resignarse a algo, aceptar algo she gradually became reconciled to the idea poco a poco se fue resignando a la idea or fue aceptando la idea to reconcile oneself to -ing resignarse a + infinitive/infinitivo
    Example sentences
    • Not very confident of India accepting accession, he was reconciled to a state of permanent political exile in India.
    • Representatives of the licensed trade, previously regarded as the most implacable opponents of the ban, indicated that they were reconciled to its eventual implementation.
    • It transcends transience and therefore reconciles us to the most fundamental condition of our existence.
    1.4 [accounts/figures] hacer* cuadrar or coincidir, conciliar

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