reconciler


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rec·on·cile

 (rĕk′ən-sīl′)
v. rec·on·ciled, rec·on·cil·ing, rec·on·ciles
v.tr.
1. To reestablish a close relationship between: reconciled the opposing parties.
2. To settle or resolve: reconciled the dispute.
3. To bring (oneself) to accept: He finally reconciled himself to the change in management.
4. To make compatible, harmonious, or consistent: reconcile my way of thinking with yours.
5. To compare (one financial account) so that it is consistent or compatible with another: reconciled my ledger against my bank statement.
v.intr.
1. To reestablish a close relationship, as in marriage: The estranged couple reconciled after a year.
2. To become compatible, harmonious, or consistent: The figures would not reconcile.

[Middle English reconcilen, from Old French reconcilier, from Latin reconciliāre : re-, re- + conciliāre, to conciliate; see conciliate.]

rec′on·cile′ment n.
rec′on·cil′er n.
rec′on·cil′i·a·to′ry (-sĭl′ē-ə-tôr′ē) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reconciler - someone who tries to bring peacereconciler - someone who tries to bring peace  
go-between, intercessor, intermediary, intermediator, mediator - a negotiator who acts as a link between parties
appeaser - someone who tries to bring peace by acceding to demands; "An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last"--Winston Churchill
References in classic literature ?
Time and nature yield us many gifts, but not yet the timely man, the new religion, the reconciler, whom all things await.
What a charming reconciler and peacemaker money is!
When death, the great Reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.
And fain would they thereby prove themselves reconcilers: but mediaries and mixers are they unto me, and half-and-half, and impure!--
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Second, personnel at the national centre read both translations and consolidate them into one text (this is later called the "reconciler" role).
I first learned about this population after receiving a newsletter in my university mailbox from Church of the Reconciler, a place of worship located near my institution that serves the spiritual and physical needs of the local homeless.
The book notes that Mandela achieved a great deal as reconciler, but accepts he pursued a violent path initially.