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VERB (3)

1. cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of;
- Example: "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
[syn: pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle]

2. come to terms;
- Example: "After some discussion we finally made up"
[syn: reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle]

3. make (one thing) compatible with (another);
- Example: "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories"
[syn: accommodate, reconcile, conciliate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Conciliate \Con*cil"i*ate\ (?; 106), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conciliated; p. pr & vb. n. Conciliating.] [L. conciliatus, p. p. of conciliare to draw or bring together, unite, from concilium council. See Council.] To win ower; to gain from a state of hostility; to gain the good will or favor of; to make friendly; to mollify; to propitiate; to appease. [1913 Webster] The rapacity of his father's administration had excited such universal discontent, that it was found expedient to conciliate the nation. --Hallam. Syn: To reconcile; propitiate; appease; pacify. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

conciliate v 1: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer" [syn: pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle] 2: come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up" [syn: reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle] 3: make (one thing) compatible with (another); "The scientists had to accommodate the new results with the existing theories" [syn: accommodate, reconcile, conciliate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

18 Moby Thesaurus words for "conciliate": allay, appease, calm, cool, defuse, dulcify, lay, lay the dust, mollify, pacify, placate, pour balm on, propitiate, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, soothe, tranquilize