HyperDic: conciliate

English > 3 senses of the word conciliate:
VERBemotionconciliate, pacify, lenify, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntlecause to be more favorably inclined
communicationconciliate, reconcile, patch up, make up, settlecome to terms
changeconciliate, accommodate, reconcilemake (one thing) compatible with (another)
English > conciliate: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to conciliate Sue
Synonymspacify, lenify, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle
Broadercalm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillmake calm or still
Spanishaliviar, apaciguar, aplacar, calmar, pacificar, sosegar, suavizar
Catalanalleujar, apaivagar, aplacar, assossegar, conciliar, pacificar, suavitzar
Adjectivesconciliativeintended to placate
Nounsconciliationthe act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
conciliationthe state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled
conciliatorsomeone who tries to bring peace
English > conciliate: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningCome to terms.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsreconcile, patch up, make up, settle
Narrowermake peaceend hostilities
propitiate, appeasemake peace with
Broaderagree, hold, concur, concordBe in accord / accord
Spanishavenir, conciliar, decidir, reconciliar
Catalandecidir
Adjectivesconciliatory, conciliativeintended to placate
conciliatorymaking or willing to make concessions
Nounsconciliationany of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be settled short of arbitration
conciliationthe state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled
English > conciliate: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake (one thing) compatible with (another).
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymsaccommodate, reconcile
Broaderharmonize, harmoniseBring (several things) into consonance or relate harmoniously
Spanishacomodar, acordar, conciliar, reconciliar
Catalanacomodar, adaptar, ajustar, reconciliar

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