As verbs the difference between reconcile and reimburse
is that reconcile
is to restore a friendly relationship; to bring back to harmony while reimburse
is to compensate with payment; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf.
To restore a friendly relationship; to bring back to harmony.
To make things compatible or consistent.
- to reconcile people who have quarrelled
* Alexander Pope
- to reconcile differences
* John Locke
- Some figures monstrous and misshaped appear, / Considered singly, or beheld too near; / Which, but proportioned to their light or place, / Due distance reconciles to form and grace.
To make the net difference in credits and debits of a financial account agree with the balance.
- The great men among the ancients understood how to reconcile manual labour with affairs of state.
To compensate with payment; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf.
- The company will reimburse your expenses for the business trip.
* compensate, pay