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Reconcile

reconcile vb

-ciled
-cil·ing
vt
1 a : to restore to harmony [reconciled the parties] [reconciled the marriage]
b : to bring to resolution [ differences]
2 a : to check (a financial account) against another for accuracy
b : to account for
vi
: to become reconciled
;specif
: to voluntarily resume cohabitation as spouses prior to a divorce becoming final with the mutual intention of remaining together and reestablishing a harmonious relationship [denied the complaint for divorce because the parties had reconciled ]
rec·on·cil·abil·i·ty [re-kən-sī-lə-bi-lə-tē]
n

rec·on·cil·able [re-kən-sī-lə-bəl]
adj

rec·on·cile·ment n

rec·on·cil·i·a·tion [re-kən-si-lē-ā-shən]
n


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.