bring people back together in friendship after a quarrel
After my father and sister fought and stopped speaking to each other, I tried to reconcile them, but I did not succeed.
re (again)#conciliare (to make friendly) (Latin)
Re (BACK)+concile (COUNSELLING). After filing the petition in court for DIVORCE the judge ordered COUNSELLING of couple. so that relations could be to BACK to NORMAL again AFTER THE QUARREL without legal proceedings re+concile. sounds like counsel. and you counsel your friend (WHO TURNED HOSTILE TO YOU)and again BRING HIM INTO CONSONANCE. OR IN PEACE WITH YOU. TAKEN FROM re. back+conciliare. good. to make good again.