Meaning of conciliate
Pronunciation: (kun-sil'ē-āt"), [key]
— v., -at•ed, -at•ing.
- to overcome the distrust or hostility of; placate; win over: to conciliate an angry competitor.
- to win or gain (goodwill, regard, or favor).
- to make compatible; reconcile.
- to become agreeable or reconciled: Efforts to conciliate in the dispute proved fruitless.
- conciliate (Thesaurus)