conciliate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to conquer the distrust or animosity of; appease.
    • To regain or attempt to restore (relationship or goodwill) by pleasant behavior.
    • to produce or make an effort to make compatible; reconcile.
    • To win ower; to achieve from circumstances of hostility; to gain the good will or benefit of; to help make friendly; to mollify; to propitiate; to appease.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To gain or try to gain someone's friendship or goodwill. See Synonyms at pacify.
  • verb:
    • Make relaxed and material; placate.
    • Mediate in a dispute.
    • arrived at terms
    • reason enough to be more favorably inclined; get the good will of
    • make (a very important factor) compatible with (another)
  • others:
    • To overcome the distrust or hostility of, by relaxing and pacifying means; induce friendly and kindly thoughts in; pacify; placate; soothe; conquer.
    • To induce, draw, or secure by some thing adapted to attract regard or benefit; win; gain; engage.
    • Synonyms To win over, propitiate, appease. See reconcile.

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