Peace definition

pēs
Freedom from quarrels and disagreement; harmonious relations.

Roommates living in peace with each other.

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The absence of war or other hostilities.
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An undisturbed state of mind; absence of mental conflict; serenity.
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Freedom from war or a stopping of war.
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Public security and order.

Was arrested for disturbing the peace.

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Inner contentment; serenity.

Peace of mind.

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To be or become silent or quiet.
verb
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An agreement or a treaty to end hostilities.

Negotiated the peace.

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Freedom from disagreement or quarrels; harmony; concord.
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Calm; quiet; tranquillity.
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Used as a greeting, a farewell, or a request for silence.
interjection
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Freedom from public disturbance or disorder; public security; law and order.
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A treaty or agreement to end war or the threat of war.
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A state free of war, in particular war between different countries.

My boy, this peace is what all true warriors strive for.

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(neologism) To make peace; to put at peace; to be at peace.
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A state free of oppressive and unpleasant thoughts and emotions.

The safety equipment will give me some peace of mind.

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Harmony in personal relations.
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(archaic) Shut up!, silence!; be quiet, be silent.
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(slang) Shortened form of peace out; goodbye.
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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.

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A state of tranquility, quiet, and harmony. For instance, a state free from civil disturbance.

Our lounge strives to maintain an environment of peace for the comfort of our customers.

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at peace
  • In a state of tranquility; serene:
    She is at peace with herself and her friends.
  • Free from strife:
    Everyone wants to live in a world at peace.
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keep
  • To be silent.
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keep the peace
  • To maintain or observe law and order:
    Officers who were sworn to keep the peace.
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(slang) peace out
  • Used to express “goodbye.”
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at peace
  • free from war
  • quiet; in repose
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hold one's peace
  • to be silent; keep quiet
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keep the peace
  • to avoid or prevent violation of law and public order
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make one's peace with
  • to effect a reconciliation with
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make peace
  • to end hostilities, settle arguments, etc.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
peace
Plural:
peaces

Origin of peace

  • Middle English pes from Old French pais, pes from Latin pāx pāc- pax

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English pece, peas, pees, from Old French pais (“peace"), from Latin pāx (“peace"), from Proto-Indo-European *paḱ- (“to fasten, stick, place"), related to Latin pacÄ«scor (“agree, stipulate"), Latin pangō (“fasten, fix"); see pact. Displaced native Middle English frith, frede (“peace") (from Old English friþ, frÄ“od (“peace")), Middle English sib, sibbe (“peace") (from Old English sibb (“peace, kinship")), Middle English grith (“peace, security") (from Old English griþ and Old Norse grið), Middle English saht, saught (“peace, reconciliation") (from Old English seht, sæht (“peace, pact, agreement")).

    From Wiktionary