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Meaning of RECONCILIATION

Pronunciation:  r`ekuns`ilee'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  getting two things to correspond; "the reconciliation of his checkbook and the bank statement"
  2. [n]  the reestablishing of cordial relations
 

RECONCILIATION is a 14 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: balancing, rapprochement
 
 See Also: cooperation, equalisation, equalization, leveling

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rec`on*cil`i*a"tion\ (-s?l`?*?"sh?n), n. [F.
r['e]conciliation, L. reconciliatio.]
1. The act of reconciling, or the state of being reconciled;
   reconcilenment; restoration to harmony; renewal of
   friendship.

         Reconciliation and friendship with God really form
         the basis of all rational and true enjoyment. --S.
                                               Miller.

2. Reduction to congruence or consistency; removal of
   inconsistency; harmony.

         A clear and easy reconciliation of those seeming
         inconsistencies of Scripture.         --D. Rogers.

Syn: Reconcilement; reunion; pacification; appeasement;
     propitiation; atonement; expiation.

 

 

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