The definition of a truce is an agreement between opponents or enemies to temporarily stop fighting.(noun)
When two people who were in an argument agree to stop fighting and get along, this is an example of a truce.
See truce in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME trewes, pl. of trewe, a pledge < OE treow, compact, faith: see true
See truce in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English trewes
Origin: , pl. of trewe, treaty, pledge
Origin: , from Old English trēow; see deru- in Indo-European roots.
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