The definition of appease is to pacify or quiet someone by giving them what they want.(verb)
An example is that a mother might give her child a lollipop to appease him after listening to him beg for hours.
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transitive verb ap·peased, ap·peas·ing, ap·peas·es
Origin: Middle English appesen
Origin: , from Old French apesier
Origin: : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-)
Origin: + pais, peace (from Latin pāx; see pag- in Indo-European roots).
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