- Peace is calmness and tranquility, a time when there are no wars going on or the state of having no war or conflict.
- An example of peace is a feeling you have on a quiet Sunday morning as you sit on a deck in the woods and watch the birds.
- An example of peace is when a war between two countries end and all are getting along.
A moment of peace.
peace definition by Webster's New World
- freedom from war or a stopping of war
- a treaty or agreement to end war or the threat of war
- freedom from public disturbance or disorder; public security; law and order
- freedom from disagreement or quarrels; harmony; concord
- an undisturbed state of mind; absence of mental conflict; serenityin full peace of mind
- calm; quiet; tranquillity
Origin: Middle English pais ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin pax (gen. pacis) ; from Indo-European base an unverified form pak-, to fasten from source fang, Classical Latin pacisci, to confirm an agreement, pangere, to fasten
Origin: after Peace Point, where Cree and amp; Beaver Indians made a peace pact
peace definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The absence of war or other hostilities.
- An agreement or a treaty to end hostilities.
- Freedom from quarrels and disagreement; harmonious relations: roommates living in peace with each other.
- Public security and order: was arrested for disturbing the peace.
- Inner contentment; serenity: peace of mind.
Origin: Middle English pes, from Old French pais, pes, from Latin pāx, pāc-; see Pax .
peace - Phrases/Idioms
- free from war
- quiet; in repose
hold one's peaceor keep one's peace
keep the peace
make one's peace with
- In a state of tranquillity; serene: She is at peace with herself and her friends.
- Free from strife: Everyone wants to live in a world at peace.
keep the peace