verb (used with object), ap·peased, ap·peas·ing.
- appear as,
- appearance money,
Origin of appease
Examples from the Web for appeasers
Their increased influence in the party permitted the Republican Party to caricature the Democrats as appeasers.
Word Origin for appease
c.1300 "to reconcile," from Anglo-French apeser, Old French apaisier "to pacify, make peace, appease, be reconciled, placate" (12c.), from the phrase a paisier "bring to peace," from a "to" (see ad-) + pais, from Latin pacem (nominative pax) "peace" (see peace). Related: Appeased; appeasing.