形容词:reconciliatory 名词:reconcilement 动词过去式:reconciled 过去分词:reconciled 现在分词:reconciling 第三人称单数:reconciles
re-=again,back 变化型 red-,ren-
1 (a) [esp passive 尤用于被动语态
*Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb (with sb) cause (people) to become friends again, eg after quarrelling 使（人）重新和好（如争吵後）; 使和解; 使复交
*We were finally reconciled when he apologized. 他道歉以後我们终于言归于好了.
* She refused to be reconciled with her brother. 她拒不同她的弟弟和解.
(b) [Tn] bring (a quarrel, disagreement, etc) to an end; settle 化解（争吵、分歧等）; 调解; 调停
*They can't reconcile their differences. 他们无法调和彼此的分歧.
2 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (with sth) make (aims, statements, ideas, etc) agree when they seem to conflict 使（似有分歧的目标、说法、意见等）一致, 和谐
*reconcile the evidence with the facts 使证据符合事实
* Can eating fish be reconciled with vegetarianism? 吃鱼与素食主义有矛盾吗?
3 [Tn.pr] ~ sb/oneself to sth (cause sb to) accept reluctantly sth unwelcome, unpleasant, etc （使某人）无可奈何地接受某事物
*The high salary reconciled me to living abroad. 我为获高薪也只好在国外生活.
* Could you reconcile yourself to a lifetime of unemployment? 你能甘心一辈子失业吗?
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: French;Origin: réconcilier, from Latin conciliare; CONCILIATE]
if you reconcile two ideas, situations, or facts, you find a way in which they can both be true or acceptable
The possibility remains that the two theories may be reconciled.
reconcile sth with sth
Bevan tried to reconcile British socialism with a wider international vision.
be reconciled (with sb)
to have a good relationship again with someone after you have quarrelled with them
Jonah and his youngest son were, on the surface at least, reconciled.
reconcile to [reconcile sb to sth] phr v
to make someone able to accept a difficult or unpleasant situation
He tried to reconcile his father to the idea of the wedding.
reconcile yourself to sth
Henry had more or less reconciled himself to Don's death.