verb (used without object), peaced, peac·ing.
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Idioms for peace
- in a state or relationship of nonbelligerence or concord; not at war.
- untroubled; tranquil; content.
Origin of peace
SYNONYMS FOR peace
OTHER WORDS FROM peace
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH peacepeace piece
Words nearby peace
British Dictionary definitions for at peace
- the state existing during the absence of war
- (as modifier)peace negotiations
- in a state of harmony or friendship
- in a state of serenity
- deadthe old lady is at peace now
Word Origin for peace
Idioms and Phrases with at peace (1 of 2)
In a state of agreement or friendliness, not at strife or war; also, in a state of inner harmony or quiet. For example, Whatever their disagreements, Mexico and Belize have remained at peace, or In his last illness he seemed finally to be at peace with himself. [1300s]
Idioms and Phrases with at peace (2 of 2)
In addition to the idiom beginning with peace
- peace and quiet
- at peace
- hold one's tongue (peace)
- keep the peace
- leave someone in peace
- make one's peace with
- make peace