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conciliate

verb

1 conciliate

Cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of.

synonyms: appease, assuage, gentle, gruntle, lenify, mollify, pacify, placate.

Roget 615: induce, move; draw, draw on; bring in its train, give an impulse etc. n.; to; inspire; put up to, prompt, call up; attract, ... show more

Roget 723: pacify, tranquilize, compose; allay etc. (moderate) 174; reconcile, propitiate, placate, conciliate, meet halfway, hold out the olive branch, ... show more

Roget 894: be courteous etc. adj.; show courtesy etc. n.. mind one's P's and Q's, behave oneself, be all things to all men, conciliate, speak one fair, take in good part; make the amiable, do the amiable; ... show more

Roget 918: forgive, forgive and forget; pardon, condone, think no more of, let bygones be bygones, shake hands; forget an injury.    excuse, pass over, overlook; wink at etc. (neglect) ... show more

Dutch: kalmeren, verzoenen, tevreden stellen, matigen, bedaren, vertederen, sussen



2 conciliate

Come to terms.

synonyms: make up, patch up, reconcile, settle.

Roget 831: be content etc. adj.; rest satisfied, rest and be thankful; take the good the gods provide, let well alone, let well enough alone, feel oneself at home, hug oneself, lay the flattering unction to one's soul.    take up with, take in good part; accept, ... show more

Dutch: goedmaken, verzoenen

3 conciliate

Make (one thing) compatible with (another).

synonyms: accommodate, reconcile.

Dutch: reconcilieren, verzoenen


Moby thesaurus: allay, appease, calm, cool, defuse, dulcify, lay, lay the dust, mollify, pacify, placate, pour balm on, propitiate, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, soothe, tranquilize.

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