Reconciliation etymology


English word reconciliation comes from Latin reconcilio, and later Latin reconciliatio (Reconciliation. Reinstatement, restoration, renewal.)

Etymology of reconciliation

Detailed word origin of reconciliation

Dictionary entry Language Definition
reconcilio Latin (lat) (by extension) I regain, recover, restore, reestablish, win back.. I bring together again, reunite, reconcile; conciliate; bring back.
reconciliatio Latin (lat) Reconciliation. Reinstatement, restoration, renewal.
reconciliation English (en) (accounting) Process of matching and comparing figures from accounting records against those presented on a bank statement.. (theology) The end of estrangement between a human and God as a result of the process of atonement; more specifically,. The reestablishment of friendly relations; conciliation or rapprochement.

Words with the same origin as reconciliation

Descendants of reconcilio