Definitions of reconciliation

  1. Renewal of friendship; the settling of a quarrel; the act of making peace; the showing of agreement between things seemingly different. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. The act of reconciling; the state of being reconciled or brought to agreement; the means by which sinners are reconciled to God; the atonement. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. Renewal of friendship after disagreement or enmity; agreement of things apparently contradictory or inconsistent; in Scrip., the divine method of bringing sinners into a state of favour with the Creator by Christ Jesus. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for reconciliation

  1. This reconciliation lasted longer, but was more fatal to Barbara than her late falling out. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  2. As was indicated, Ritschl's epoch- making book bears the title, The Christian Doctrine of Justification and Reconciliation – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore