When you talk to someone who is angry and help him to get over his anger, this is an example of a time when you conciliate.
transitive verb-·at·ed, -·at·ing
- to win over; soothe the anger of; make friendly; placate
- to gain (regard, good will, etc.) by friendly acts
- Archaic to reconcile; make consistent
Origin of conciliatefrom Classical Latin conciliatus, past participle of conciliare, to bring together, win over from concilium, council
verbcon·cil·i·at·ed, con·cil·i·at·ing, con·cil·i·ates
- To overcome the distrust or animosity of; appease. See Synonyms at pacify.
- To regain or try to regain (friendship or goodwill) by pleasant behavior.
- To make or attempt to make compatible; reconcile: tried to conciliate the conflicting theories.
Origin of conciliateLatin conciliāre conciliāt- from concilium meeting ; see kelə-2 in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present conciliates, present participle conciliating, simple past and past participle conciliated)
- Make calm and content; placate.
- Mediate in a dispute.
From Latin conciliātus, perfect passive participle of conciliō (“I unite”), from concilium (“council, meeting”).