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Synonyms for reconciliation
ˌrɛk ənˌsɪl iˈeɪ ʃənrec·on·cil·i·a·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.5 / 2 votes

  1. reconciliation

    Atonement (at-one-ment), originally denoting reconciliation, or the bringing into agreement of those who have been estranged, is now chiefly used, as in theology, in the sense of some offering, sacrifice, or suffering sufficient to win forgiveness or make up for an offense; especially and distinctively of the sacrificial work of Christ in his humiliation, suffering and death. Expiation is the enduring of the full penalty of a wrong or crime. Propitiation is an offering, action, or sacrifice that makes the governing power propitious toward the offender. Satisfaction in this connection denotes the rendering a full legal equivalent for the wrong done. Propitiation appeases the lawgiver; satisfaction meets the requirements of the law.

    Synonyms:
    atonement, expiation, propitiation, satisfaction

    Antonyms:
    alienation, chastisement, condemnation, curse, estrangement, offense, penalty, punishment, reprobation, retribution, vengeance, wrath

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. reconciliation, rapprochementnoun

    the reestablishing of cordial relations

    Synonyms:
    rapprochement, balancing

  2. reconciliation, balancingnoun

    getting two things to correspond

    "the reconciliation of his checkbook and the bank statement"

    Synonyms:
    rapprochement, balancing

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. reconciliationnoun

    Synonyms:
    pacification, accommodation, reconcilement, adjustment, atonement, restoration of harmony

  2. reconciliationnoun

    Synonyms:
    agreement, congruity, consonance, concordance, consistency, congruency, correspondence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. reconciliationnoun

    Synonyms:
    conciliation, pacification, appeasement, reunion

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How to use reconciliation in a sentence?

  1. Alastair redfern retired bishop of Derby:

    Reconciliation is not something we do

  2. Newt Gingrich:

    Take a deep breath, slow down, go to the country, design a bill that does not try to get through the Senate through reconciliation and develop ideas strong enough that they're actually in a position to cross-pressure Democrats into voting for it, if they can't produce a bill good enough that in North Dakota, (Democratic Sen. Heidi) Heitkamp decides she has to vote for it, they need to ask: Why are they moving the bill?

  3. Karim Sadjadpour:

    Since 1979 the two countries have fought numerous proxy conflicts throughout the Middle East and often exchange threats and insults. But they've stopped short of direct conflict and eventually agreed to a cold reconciliation.

  4. Mongi Hamdi:

    I want to reiterate that these attacks will not impede the determination of the United Nations to support the Malian people and the peace process, including through assisting the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali.

  5. Governor Ricardo Rossello:

    I recognize the enormous challenge I have before me due to the recent controversies, but I firmly believe that we can restore trust and, after this painful and shameful process, achieve reconciliation.


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