peace
Pronunciation Noun

peace (uncountable)

  1. A state of tranquility, quiet, and harmony; absence of violence. For instance, a state free from civil disturbance.
    Synonyms: frith, Thesaurus:calm
    Antonyms: disruption, violence
    Our lounge strives to maintain an environment of peace for the comfort of our customers.
  2. A state free of oppressive and unpleasant thoughts and emotions.
    The safety equipment will give me some peace of mind.
  3. Harmony in personal relations.
  4. A state free of war, in particular war between different countries.
    Antonyms: war, violence
    • 1969 March 31, John Lennon, Bagism Press Conference at Sacher Hotel, Vienna
      Now, a lot of cynics have said, “Oh, it’s easy to sit in bed for seven days,” but I’d like some of them to try it, and talk for seven days about peace. All we’re saying is give peace a chance.
    • 1993, Marky Berry as "King Harkinian", a character in Animation Magic, Link: The Faces of Evil, Philips Interactive Media (publ.).
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    May there be peace in our time.
Related terms Translations Translations Translations Translations Interjection
  1. (archaic) Shut up!, silence!; be quiet, be silent.
  2. (slang) Shortened form of peace out; goodbye.
Verb

peace (peaces, present participle peacing; past and past participle peaced)

  1. To make peace; to put at peace; to be at peace.
    • 1997, Yusuf Jah, Shah'Keyah Jah, Uprising, page 49:
      Within every hood they have to be peacing with themselves. Then when you're living in peace with yourself, [...]
  2. (slang) To peace out.

Peace
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A female given name



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